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Weekly Art Lessons


Kindergarten Art:
February 25th: 
Cohort B students will be drawing an owl todayVideo
March 1st: Cohort A will use this day to finish adding watercolor to their cityscapes. 
 

First Grade Art:
March 1: Students will learn about Henri Rousseau. Here’s a fun introduction video about who he was and what he painted.
Step 1: Today, students will be given a green piece of paper (9x12) and a white oil pastel. PLEASE write your name on the back with 1-teacher initial. We are going to draw leaves and watercolor. Watch this video for directions on this step.
Students can store their paintings on the drying rack in the hallway. Because we have so many sections of first grade, it’s very important that your teacher’s name is listed on the back with the student’s name.
March 8: Students will be working on their Henri Rousseau inspired junglescape.
Step 2: Students will add sharpie lines to their watercolor paintings from last week. Watch this video.
Step 3: Students will be designing a repeated line pattern on a larger white piece of paper (11x14). Watch this video to see how students should decorate their background paper.
Step 4: Students will begin to draw bugs and leaves to decorate their junglescapes. Watch this video.
March 15: Students will continue to draw their bugs and leaves. When they are finished they can move onto the following steps.
Step 5: Cutting
Step 6: Gluing
Upload a photo to seesaw when finished. Mrs. Moga will check in to see if we need one more week.

 

 

Second Grade Art:
February 16: An Introduction to Cave Art video
Step 1: Tear and crumple your paper video
Step 2: Trace your hand and draw your story video
February 23:
Step 3: Begin to trace your lines with sharpie video (have students share their symbols and their meanings with the class if there’s time).
Step 4: Students will be using crayon to add color to their rock wall drawings. Here’s a short video that explains how we will be doing that.
March 2: No School-Family Conference Day
March 9: Finish step 4 by adding color to your cave art drawings.
Step 5: Adding black oil pastel and gluing video
Step 6: Adding yarn and beads video
March 16: Finish Cave Art project and upload a photo to Seesaw. If you want to send me a voice recording of the story behind your symbols, there are directions to do that in your Seesaw activity.

 

Third Grade Art:
February 25 – March 23: Students will begin their African Mask paper collage. Please use your Canvas module as you navigate through the directions of this project.
 

Fourth Grade Art:
February 11- March 8: Students will learn about engineering and urban planning. They will follow along with their Futuristic City Module on Canvas.

 

Fifth Grade Art:
February 25 – March 23: Students will begin their Asian art inspired art project. Please use your Canvas module as you navigate through the directions of this project.




February Art Lessons
Kindergarten Art

February 4 and 8: Students will learn about what an architect is. Watch this video first. 
Students will be drawing a cityscape with sharpie (students write their names on the back of their paper with pencil, followed by K-teacher initial). 
Step 1: Drawing a road and building shapes 
Step 2: Adding windows and doors 
Step 3: Adding texture lines to our buildings 
February 11 and 15: Finish drawing cityscape with sharpie. Refer to videos from the previous week. 
Have students write their name on the back of their art before painting today. Also have them write K-teacher initial)
Students will learn how to watercolor this week and we will finish next week.
An introduction to watercolor video. 
*I will place my large drying rack in the hallway for all classes to put their art at the end of class. 
Finish adding watercolor to their cityscape, road, and sky. Draw in their sketchbook if they have extra art time. 
February 18 and 22: Finish adding watercolor to their cityscape, road, and sky.
Draw in their sketchbook if they have extra art time.
BONUS February HeART activity in Seesaw.
Due to our cold day, if Cohort A students need one more week to finish their cities, we can do that.

First Grade Art: 
  • February 22: Due to our cold day last week we will be finishing our circle weaving project this week. Upload a photo to Seesaw when you’re finished.
    Draw in your sketchbook if you have extra art time. BONUS February HeART activity in Seesaw.
    March 1: Students will learn about Henri Rousseau. Here’s a fun introduction video about who he was and what he painted.
    Step 1: Today, students will be given a green piece of paper (9x12) and a white oil pastel. PLEASE write your name on the back with 1-teacher initial. We are going to draw leaves and watercolor. Watch this video for directions on this step.
    Students can store their paintings on the drying rack in the hallway. Because we have so many sections of first grade, it’s very important that your teacher’s name is listed on the back with the student’s name.
    March 8: Students will be working on their Henri Rousseau inspired junglescape.
    Step 2: Students will add sharpie lines to their watercolor paintings from last week. Watch this video.
    Step 3: Students will be designing a repeated line pattern on a larger white piece of paper (11x14). Watch this video to see how students should decorate their background paper.
    Step 4: Students will begin to draw bugs and leaves to decorate their junglescapes. Watch this video.
    March 15: Students will continue to draw their bugs and leaves. When they are finished they can move onto the following steps.
    Step 5: Cutting
    Step 6: Gluing
    Upload a photo to seesaw when finished. Mrs. Moga will check in to see if we need one more week.

 

Second Grade Art:
February 2 and 9: Students can finish cutting out their still life objects. Time lapse video.
Step 6: Adding colorful marks video
Upload photo to Seesaw activity.  
February 16: An Introduction to Cave Art video
Step 1: Tear and crumple your paper video
Step 2: Trace your hand and draw your story video
February 23:
Step 3: Begin to trace your lines with sharpie video (have students share their symbols and their meanings with the class if there’s time).
Step 4: Students will be using crayon to add color to their rock wall drawings. Here’s a short video that explains how we will be doing that.
March 2: No School-Family Conference Day

Third Grade Art
  • February 18: Students will be learning about traditional African Masks. They will be sketching a design in their sketchbooks today. Please follow along in your Canvas module.
    February 22: Due to our cold day last week, students in Cohort A will be finishing up their Lost City of Atlantis today, uploading their photo to Canvas and can move forward into the African Mask sketchbook activity in their module.


Fourth Grade Art:
February 11- March 8: Students will learn about engineering and urban planning. They will follow along with their Futuristic City Module on Canvas.

Fifth Grade Art: 
  • February 18: Students will be learning about the story of Chinese New Year. After watching the video in their module, students will sketch small doodles in their sketchbooks related to three packets listed on their page.
    February 22: Due to our cold day last week, students in Cohort A will be finishing up their Fauve landscapes today, uploading their photo to Canvas and can move forward in the Chinese New Year sketching activity in their module.


January Art Lessons

Kindergarten Art:
Jan. 21 & 25: We will continue adding patterns to our story quilts. 
Step 3: Overlapping patterns video (cuttings) ·
Jan. 28 & Feb. 1: We will continue adding overlapping patterns. Refer to step 3 above. 
If you have time, students can learn about adding texture lines in this video ·
Feb. 4 & 8: We will finish our story quilts and upload a photo to Seesaw. 
Step 4: Adding texture lines video
Bonus art activity on Seesaw for early finishers: How to draw a castle. 
Students can take home their art from Trimester 1: Rainbow Line Rug & Mondrian Art.

First Grade Art:
January 25: Continue adding watercolor  
Step 2: Adding watercolor video
February 1: Creating your loom 
Step 3: Cutting & Creating your Loom video 
tudents can sketch in their sketchbooks while they wait for help. 
Step 4: Tying knots & Circle Weaving video  
February 8: Continue with Step 4: Tying knots & Circle Weaving video 
Upload a photo to Seesaw

Second Grade Art:
January 12: An introduction to Fauve Artist, Henri Matisse video
Matisse Museum Cutout video
Drawing room lines video
Adding crayon video
January 19: Students will finish adding crayon to their room drawings.
Step 3: Adding watercolor video
Early finishers can listen to this book, Henri’s Scissors ·
January 26: Students can finish adding watercolor if they need to.  
Step 4: Table cutout video
Step 5: Still Life cutouts video
February 2: Students can finish cutting out their still life objects
Step 6: Adding colorful marks video
Upload photo to Seesaw activity.

Third Grade Art: 
Jan. 7 & 11:
This week we will be finishing up our Egyptian Portraits.  
Please upload a photo of your finished work to Canvas.
Bonus Activities and Sketchbook Drawing Activities located in your Canvas art course. 
Jan. 14 – Feb. 8: These next few weeks, we will be learning about Greek Architecture. Please follow along with your module on Canvas.
Students can take home their art from Trimester 1: Radial Symmetry & Still Life Drawing.

Fourth Grade Art:
Jan. 7 & 11:
This week we will be finishing up our Koru Spiral Art. 
Please upload a photo of your finished work to Canvas.
Bonus Activities and Sketchbook Drawing Activities located in your Canvas art course. 
Jan. 14 – Feb. 8: These next few weeks, we will be learning about Amate Bark Painting. Please follow along with your module on Canvas.
Students can take home their art from Trimester 1: Contour Line Drawing & Keith Haring Drawing.

Fifth Grade Art:
Jan. 7 & 11:
This week we will be finishing up our Pop Art Candy Wrapper drawings.
Please upload a photo of your finished work to Canvas.
Bonus Activities and Sketchbook Drawing Activities located in your Canvas art course.
Jan. 14 – Feb. 8: These next few weeks, we will be learning about Fauve Art. Please follow along with your module on Canvas.
Students can take home their art from Trimester 1: Contour Line Drawing & One-Point Perspective Name Drawing.



Kindergarten:

Jan. 7 & 11: We will be finishing our Grandma Moses Landscapes.
- Please upload your finished artwork to Seesaw.
- Bonus Activities: How to Draw a Snowflake & How to cut a snowflake pattern

First Grade:
Jan. 7 & 11: We will be finishing our 3D Cities.
- Please upload your finished artwork to Seesaw.
- Bonus Activities: How to Draw a Snowflake & How to cut a snowflake pattern

Second Grade:
January 12: An introduction to Fauve Artist, Henri Matisse video
- Matisse Museum Cutout video
- Drawing room lines video
-Adding crayon video

Third Grade:

Jan. 7 & 11: This week we will be finishing up our Egyptian Portraits.
- Please upload a photo of your finished work to Canvas.
- Bonus Activities and Sketchbook Drawing Activities located in your Canvas art course.


Fourth Grade:

Jan. 7 & 11: This week we will be finishing up our Koru Spiral Art.
- Please upload a photo of your finished work to Canvas.
- Bonus Activities and Sketchbook Drawing Activities located in your Canvas art course.


Fifth Grade:
Jan. 7 & 11: This week we will be finishing up our Pop Art Candy Wrapper drawings.
- Please upload a photo of your finished work to Canvas.
- Bonus Activities and Sketchbook Drawing Activities located in your Canvas art course.


12-10 thru 12-22
This month in art:

Kindergarten: Grandma Moses Landscape
Introduction to Grandma Moses 
Landscape Collage Step 1 
Landscape Collage Step 2  
Landscape Collage Step 3

1st Grade: 3D Cityscape 
An introduction to creating your 3D Cityscape 
Week 1(11/16/20): Textured Background, Drawing Skyscrapers, Coloring Skyscrapers 
Week 2 (12/14/20): Drawing & Coloring Middle Ground and Foreground  Week 3 (12/21/20): Cityscape Cutting, Cutting Repairs 
Week 4 (01/04/21): Cityscape Assemblage, Final Thoughts-Creative Problem Solving

2nd Grade: African Mudcloth
Introduction to African Mudcloth 
Demo Videos: Part 1, Part 2, Time Lapse, Final Step 
PPT: African Mudcloth

3rd Grade: Ancient Egyptian Culture 
Please click on your art Canvas course, weekly art lessons (red button), then Ancient Egyptian Culture module. Students can facilitate their way through the module and begin their Egyptian portrait drawing.

4th Grade: Koru Spiral Art 
Please click on your art Canvas course, weekly art lessons (red button), then Koru Spiral Art module. Students can facilitate their way through the module and begin their Koru Spiral Art drawing.

5th Grade:
Please click on your art Canvas course, weekly art lessons (red button), then Pop Art module. Students can facilitate their way through the module and begin their Pop Art drawing.

Week of 11/19

Kindergarten: Kandinsky
We will begin our Kandinsky art project and take it home with us as we transition to virtual learning. Please complete your Kandinsky drawing from home and upload a photo to Seesaw. 
Part 1: Draw like Kandinsky 
Part 2: Adding Color 
PPT: Color Mixing and Kandinsky

3rd Grade: We will be assembling our take home kits for art that will include: a paper kit, a mini sketchbook, 1 pencil sharpener, 1 sharpie, 1 color wheel handout. 
Finish and upload still life drawing to Canvas 
Watch color wheel video on Canvas and complete your worksheet.

4th Grade: We will be assembling our take home kits for art that will include: a paper kit, a mini sketchbook, 1 pencil sharpener, 1 sharpie, 1 color wheel handout.
Finish and upload Keith Haring Figure Drawing to Canvas.  
Watch color wheel video on Canvas and complete your worksheet.

5th Grade: We will be assembling our take home kits for art that will include: a paper kit, a mini sketchbook, 1 pencil sharpener, 1 sharpie, 1 color wheel handout. 
Finish your perspective name drawing and upload it to Canvas. 
Watch color wheel video on Canvas and complete your worksheet.

Week of 11/12-11/17

K-Color Mixing and Kandinsky
An Introduction to Kandinsky video
PPT: Color Mixing and Kandinsky

1-3D Cityscape
An introduction to creating your 3D Cityscape 
Week 1(11/12-11/17): Textured Background, Drawing Skyscrapers, Coloring Skyscrapers 
Week 2 (11/19-12/1): Drawing & Coloring Middle Ground and Foreground
Week 3 (12/3-12/8): Cityscape Cutting, Cutting Repairs 
Week 4 (12/10-12/15): Cityscape Assemblage, Final Thoughts-Creative Problem Solving

2-Neutral Color Family-African Mudcloth 
Introduction to African Mudcloth  
Demo Videos: Part 1, Part 2, Time Lapse, Final Step  
PPT: African Mudcloth

3-Still Life Drawing  
You can follow along in your Art Canvas course or watch your videos from here: Add color to your still life objects, add color to your background.  
Upload a photo of your finished project to Canvas.

4-This is our last week completing our Keith Haring figure drawings. Please follow along with this week’s module on canvas and upload your art project when you’re done. If you have time, take out your mini-sketchbooks and visit the sketchbook activities page on Canvas, art activities page, or the art books page.

5-We will be adding sharpie and value to our name drawing. Please follow along with week 3 of your One-Point Perspective Module in Canvas. If you finish this week, please upload a photo of your finished work to Canvas.

Week of 11/5-11/10

Kindergarten Color Mixing 
Part 1: Color Mixing Video, practice mixing colors. 
Bonus Video: Monsters Love Colors, written by Mike Austin
PowerPoint

First Grade Finish Fish Drawing, upload to Seesaw, Introduction to mini sketchbooks 
2-Drawing, 3-Coloring, 4-Collage. Please upload to Seesaw when you are finished. 
Mini Sketchbook Intro, Seesaw Activity, Art for Kids Hub

Second Grade
Students will be finishing up their warm and cool color leaves, upload their art to Seesaw, and then learn how to draw a pumpkin patch by Cassie Stephens, art teacher and blogger.

Third Grade Week 2: Still Life Drawing-Adding Color 
Finish drawing and outline your still life drawing with sharpie. 
You can follow along in your Art Canvas course or watch your videos from here:  Add color to your still life objects, add color to your background.
​Upload a photo of your finished project to Canvas.

Fourth Grade Week 2: Movement (Keith Haring Figures) 
Part 2: Creating your Keith Haring Inspired Figures. Go to your Art course on Canvas and click on the RED button (Weekly Art Lesson), then select the Week 2 Module: Movement Drawing.

Fifth Grade Week 2: Realistic Drawing (One-Point Perspective Name Drawing) Part 2: Using One-Point Perspective to draw your name. Go to your Art course on Canvas and click on the RED button (Weekly Art Lesson), then select Week 2: One-Point Perspective Name Drawing.



Week of 10/29-11/3

Students can begin to access their weekly art lessons using their iPads from their LMS in all Cohorts: 
  • K-2 Seesaw 
  • 3-5 Canvas
  •  
Kindergarten
Students will cut and glue black paper strips to their Mondrian art, upload their art to Seesaw, and learn about how to use their mini sketchbooks.

First Grade
Students will finish outlining in sharpie and begin adding primary and secondary colors to their fish drawing: 2-Drawing, 3-Coloring, 4-Collage. Please upload to Seesaw when you are finished.

Second Grade
Students will be finishing up their warm and cool color leaves, upload their art to Seesaw, and then learn how to draw a pumpkin patch by Cassie Stephens, art teacher and blogger.

Third Grade
An Introduction to Center of Interest & Emphasis 
PPT: Still Life Drawing  
1-Intro Video, 2-Drawing Video, 3-Time Lapse  
Supplies: paper, pencil, eraser, sharpie or black marker 
Handouts: 1 & 2

Fourth Grade
An Introduction to Movement. When you’re done watching this video, follow along in your Canvas module for your project steps.

Fifth Grade
An Introduction to Realistic Drawing (One-Point Perspective). When you’re done watching this video, follow along in your Canvas module for your project steps.
 

Week of 10/22-10/27

Kindergarten
Introduction to the Color Wheel and Mondrian video.
Demo Videos: : Part 1 Part 2
PPT: Intro to COLOR
Supplies: white paper, flower color wheel, markers, glue, scissors, black paper strips

First Grade
Primary/Secondary Colors-Fish Project 
PPT: Intro to COLOR  
Demo Videos: : 1-Color Wheel, 2-Drawing, 3-Coloring, 4-Collage
Supplies: fish handout, blue paper, green paper, white paper, black marker, crayons/colored pencils, glue, scissors

Second Grade
Color Families-Fall Leaves 
Demo Videos: 1-Color Wheel, 2-Drawing, 3-Coloring
PPT: Intro to COLOR 
Supplies: leaf handout, burgundy paper, black marker, crayons/colored pencils

Third Grade
Finish Radial Symmetry project (coloring the border) and submit artwork to canvas-click on the “To Do List”. Final Step 
When finished, watch and listen to Sketchbook Module and participate in the cover and sketchbook activity (click on “Weekly Art Lesson” in Canvas art course).

Fourth & Fifth Grades
Finish Contour Line Drawing and submit artwork to Canvas-click on “To Do List”. When finished, watch and listen to Sketchbook Module and participate in the cover and sketchbook activity (click on “Weekly Art Lesson” in Canvas art course).
 

Week of 10/15-10/20

*Last Art Day to complete Square 1 Art Fundraiser project. Square 1 Art projects due Oct. 20th​

Kindergarten

Final Step: Adding Handprint
Upload artwork to Seesaw for an art grade.
Hand in art form to art helper (Cohort C: Upload to Square 1 Art)

1st and 2nd
Final Step: Adding Handprint
Upload artwork to Seesaw for an art grade.
​Hand in art form to art helper (Cohort C: Upload to Square 1 Art)

3rd-5th
Final Step: Adding Color
Upload artwork to Canvas for an art grade.
Hand in art form to art helper (Cohort C: Upload to Square 1 Art)
 

Week of 10/8-10/13

Kindergarten-Square 1 Art Lesson
Start with this video
Listen to this story from Mrs. Ferstenou
Art Project: Step 1 and Step 2

First Grade- Square 1 Art Lesson
Start with this video
Listen to this story from Mrs. Ferstenou
Art Project: Step 1 and Happy Little Accidents & Step 2

Second Grade- Square 1 Art Lesson
Start with this video
Listen to this story from Mrs. Ferstenou
Art Project: Step 1 and Happy Little Accidents & Step 2

Third Grade- Square 1 Art Lesson
Start with this video
Listen to this story from Mrs. Ferstenou
Art Project: Step 1 and Step 2

Fourth Grade- Square 1 Art Lesson
Start with this video
Listen to this story from Mrs. Ferstenou
Art Project: Step 1 and Step 2

Fifth Grade- Square 1 Art Lesson​
Start with this video
Listen to this story from Mrs. Ferstenou
Art Project: Step 1 and Step 2


Week of 10/1-10/6

Kindergarten- Line Rugs and Rainbows
Finish Line Rug-Video: Part 4
PPT: K-Element of Art: Line
Upload Finished Line Rug Photo to Seesaw Activity: Instructions
Drawing Activity

First & Second- Finish Landscape Drawing
Finish Landscape:Video Part 3
PPT: 1-2 Line & Shape Landscape
Upload Finished Photo to Seesaw Activity: Instructions
Drawing Activity

Third- Finish Radial Symmetry Drawing
Video: Part 3
PPT: 3-Symmetry
Upload a finished project photo to Art Canvas Course: Instructions
Visit the More Art Fun!  Page on Canvas if you are finished with everything

Fourth & FIfth- Finish Contour Line Drawing
Video: Part 4- Color
PPT: 4-5 Contour Line Drawing
Upload a finished project photo to Art Canvas Course: Instructions
Visit the More Art Fun!  Page on Canvas if you are finished with everything

 

Week of: 9/24-9/29

Kindergarten 
Video Part 1
Video Part 2
Video Part 3
Video Part 4
PPT: K-Element of Art: Line
Art Supplies: paper, white crayon or chalk, crayons, glue stick, scissors

 

First & Second
Video 1
Video 2
Video 3
PPT: 1-2 Line & Shape Landscape
Art Supplies: sharpie, crayons, colored pencils

 

Third
Video
PPT: 3-Symmetry
Art Supplies: pen or pen sharpie, colored pencil

 

Fourth & Fifth
 Video
PPT: 4-5 Contour Line Drawing
Art Supplies: sharpie or black marker or pen, colored pencils


Week of: 9/10-9/15

All Grades
Video: Welcome Back Video
PPT: Welcome Back!