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2200 Ridgely Avenue
Springfield, IL 62702
217/525-3211
 

2020 - 2021

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Georgia O'Keefe Flowers- 3rd grade- 4/26-4/29

We will draw flowers in the style of Georgia O'Keefe. We will focus on up close details in our artwork.

1st/2nd grade Tissue flowers

We will make tissue flowers with a pencil, glue and paper.

Canvas Drawing and Painting-4th and 5th grade 4/27-4/30

Students will all receive a 8x10 canvas and will draw and paint something that is both challenging and interesting to them.


Let's Draw a Gecko!-4th/5th- 4/13-4/16

We will draw a gecko step by step.

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Let's Draw a Color Wheel Umbrella!- 1st/2nd Grade- 4/13-4/16

We will draw a color wheel umbrella step by step.


Let's Draw Flowers in a vase step by step! 4th/5th grade

We will draw flowers in a vase step by step!


Let's Draw a Monkey! 2nd/3rd grade 4/6-4/9

We will draw a monkey portrait step by step!

Let's Draw a baby chick!-1st,2nd

We will draw a baby chick step by step!

Let's Draw an Easter Basket!-3rd,4th, and 5th grade

We willl draw an Easter basket step by step.


Let's Draw a flamingo! 1st grade

We will draw a flamingo step by step.


Lets Draw Leprechaun legs!

We will draw leprachaun legs step by step!


Let's Draw a Bunny!3/9-3/12

We will draw a bunny step by step!


Andy Warhol Pop Art- 4th/5th grade- 2/23-2/26

We will make a piece of Artwork similar to Andy Warhol. We will also learn about the history of Pop Art.


Let's Draw a Lion! 2nd/3rd grade- 2/23-2/26

We will draw a lion together step by step using shapes.


Let's Draw a Dinosaur!
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Let's Draw a Lego Self Portrait!

Let's Draw "Love" Art! - 2/9-2/12

We will draw a "Love" piece of artwork.  We will talk about the artist Robert Indiana.

Lets Draw Splat the Cat!- 1st/2nd grade

We will draw a Valentines version of Splat the Cat together and listen to a story.

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Lets Draw Martin Luther King Step by Step! 1/26/21-1/29/21

We will draw Martin Luther King step by step.

Barrack Obama Mural- 1/26-1/29- 4th/5th grade

 We will do a Barrack Obama mural in class to display in the school.

Martin Luther King Mural- 1/26-1/29- 4th/5th grade

We will do a MLK mural together in class to display in the school.


Clay Pinch Pot- 1st-5th

We will make a clay pinch pot and paint it.


Self- Portrait masks

We will draw a self portrait step by step with a mask.


Op Art Heart-2nd/3rd grade

We will draw an Op Art Heart by hand.


Op Art Hands- 4th and 5th grade- 1/12-1/16

We will draw hands using the optical illusion method.  We will also talk about the element of art value.

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Let's Draw a Penguin!- 1st/2nd grade

We will draw a penguin step by step!

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Let's Draw a Perspective Landscape!

We will draw a perspective landscape step by step.


Let's Draw Mittens!

We will draw mittens step by step!


Let's Draw an Among Us Elf!

We will draw an Among Us Elf step by step!

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Let's Draw the Grinch!

We will draw the Grinch step by step!


Let's Draw Among Us Santa!- 3rd, 4th, 5th

We will draw the Among Us character as Santa. Students may also add different "Christmas" themed features such as candy cane hats, elf hats etc.


Lets Draw a whole snowman!

We will draw a whole snowman together!


Let's Draw a Poinsettia!12/1-12/4- 5th grade

We will draw a poinsettia step by step!


Let's Draw Elf Feet! 12/1-12/4- 1st/2nd grade

We will draw elf feet together step by step!


Let's Draw a Christmas Tree- 12/1-12/4- 3rd/4th grade

We will draw a Christmas tree step by step. Students are encouraged to add their own decorations and get creative!


Lets Draw a Cornucopia! 11/16-11/20

We will draw a cornucopia step by step!


Let's Draw Pumpkin Pie!- 11/16-11/20

We will Draw a piece of pumpkin pie step by step!


Lets Draw a Turkey video

Let's Draw a Turkey!- 1st-5th -11/16-11/20

We will draw a turkey. If time allows we will draw a piece of pumpkin pie as well.

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Let's Draw a Bear! 2nd/3rd grade-11/3-11/13

We will draw a bear with a scarf step by step.


Lets Draw the Hungry Caterpillar!- 1st grade- 11/4-11-13

We will draw the hungry caterpillar step by step.

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One Point perspective Landscape- 4th/5th grade 11/4-11/13

We will draw a one point perspective landscape.   We will talk about such terms as horizon line and vanishing point.


Let' Draw an Owl!- 4th/5th grade-10/27-10/30

Let's Draw witch feet!- 1st and 2nd grade- 10/27-10/30
Clay Pinchpot Monsters

Materials

2 packs of clay

 

Procedure

The teacher will show the students how to make a pinch pot then she will show examples of how to make this into a monster.


Draw what you want to be for Halloween!- 3rd, 4th, and 5th- 10/20-10/23

Materials

paper, pencil, markers, crayons, colored pencils

Procedure

I will go over ideas of what students could be for Halloween. I will teach them how to draw a basic body and they can add a costume.  They will later share with everyone what they hope to be.


Spiderweb- 1st/2nd Grade-10/13-10/16

Materials

pencil, paper, marker, crayons, or colored pencils

Procedure

We will draw a spiderweb step by step. Students can add as many spiders as they want. We will talk about the Element of Design- line.   


5th Grade Workbook Color Lesson- 10/13-10/16

Materials

5th grade worksbooks, pencil, crayons, markers, or colored pancils.

 

Procedure

We will be doing a lesson in our workbook on page 19.  This is a very simple lesson going over primary, secondary, teritary, warm, cool, complementary, anagolous, and rainbow colors are.


Let's Draw Picasso Style Frankenstein! 3rd and 4th grade- 10/13-1016

Materials

pencil, paper, crayons, markers or colored pencils

Procedure

The teachers will go step by step to draw a Frankenstein in the style of Picasso.   They wil then be given examples of how to color it, and can choose how they want to color. If there is time, teacher will go into brief biography about Picasso.


Lets Draw Crankenstein! 10/5-10/9

Materials

paper, pencil, crayons, markers or colored pencils

Procedure

We will draw a Frankenstein look alike that is called "Crankenstein."  It is a simple drawing and he is meant to look cranky. Student can color it when finished.


Lets Draw an Owl- 10/5-10/9

Materials

pencil, paper, crayons, colored pencils, markers (whatever student have)

Procedure

Students will step by step draw an owl.  They will follow along and then outline it in black. They can also add whatever features they want to after the body is drawn.


Kandinsky Concentric Circles-2nd/3rd grade- 10/12-10/16

Materials

paper, crayons, markers, colored pencils

Procedure

We will talk about the artist Wassily Kandinsky.  We will create and abstract art piece similar to his artwork.


Lets Draw a Haunted House- 4th and 5th grade- 10/5-10/9

Materials

pencils, marker, crayons, colored pencils (whatever students has available)

Procedure

Students will follow step by step in drawing, outlining, and coloring a haunted house.  They will be able to add their own creative ideas after the basic house is drawn.


Complimentary Color Heart- extra lesson- 10/5-10/9

Materials

paper, crayons, colored pencils, markers (whatever drawing utensils available)

 

Procedure

We will talk about the color wheel. We will talk about primary colors and secondary colors. Lastly, we will address how complimentary colors are opposite sides on the color wheel, and how they are known to enhance eachother.


Warm/Cool Color Leaves- 4th and 5th grade- 9/29-10/2

Materials

pencil, paper, crayons, colored pencils, marker

Procedure

We will draw three fall leaves. Students will color them with warm colored materials.   They will color the background with cool colors.


Lets Draw A Jack O Lantern! 1st/2nd grade- 9/28-10/2

Materials Needed

paper, pencil, markers, crayons, colored pencils (whichever is available to the student)

Procedure

We will talk about how we drew a pumpkin and how now we are going to add a face! We will talk about how many times the face is made with shapes.  Students will be shown examples of jack o lanterns, and draw step by strep with the teacher.


Lets Draw Spongebob! 9/28/20-10/2/20- 2nd and 3rd grade

Materials Needed

sketchbook paper, pencil, markers, crayons, colored pencils

Procedure

We will draw spongebob step by step. Students will follow along.  Lastly, they will color their drawing.


Lets Draw A Tiger- 4th Grade

Materials Needed

sketchbook paper (white computer paper), pencil, marker, crayons or colored pencils (whatever you have available.)

Procedure

We will draw a tiger together.  Students will follow along while drawing a tiger step by step.


Let's Draw Pete the Cat!-1st and 2nd Grade-9/21-9/25

Materials

pencils

paper

(markers, crayons, colored pencils)- whichever students have

Pete the Cat book on youtube

Procedure

Students will have the book, "Pete the Cat" read to them on youtube. We will discuss how this is a series and I will tell students that we are going to draw Pete the Cat.  Students will follow along step by step in drawing with the teacher. They can color their picture after they draw it. They will be allowed to color it the rest of the week.

We will also be discussing taking a picture of our artwork and submitting it online.

 

Lets Draw a Scarecrow in a Field-3rd grade- 9/21-9/25

Materials

pencil

paper

(markers, crayons, colored pencils)- whichever students have

Procedure

We will start off this lesson by talking about how we drew a scarecrow head last class.  We will discuss how we will make another scarecrow but the entire body in a field. We will talk about background and foreground in a picture.


4th Grade/5th Grade- All About Me Self Portraits-9/21-9/25

Materials Needed

pencil

paper

(markers, crayons, colored pencils)- whatever you have at home

 

Procedure

Students will be reminded about what a Self- Portrait is.  We will talk about how last we we learned about Picasso Style Self Portraits.  We also learned about the word- ABSTRACT.  We will compare our abstract portraits of last week and start new self portraits that look more like actual portraits.   This will be a two class project.

Pablo Picasso Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJ9Wtufl56U&t=316s


4th and 5th grade Picasso Style Self Portraits-9/14-9/18

Objective:  We will learn about the artist Pablo Picasso. We will draw a self portrait in the style of Pablo Picasso.

Materials: paper, pencil, (markers, crayons, colored pencils- whichever students have)

Procedure:  Students will learn about Pablo Picasso. They willl then be instructed on what a self portrait is.  We will look at examples of Pablo Picasso style self portraits.  Then we will draw them step by step. This lesson will take two classes.


2nd and 3rd Grade- Scarecrow- 9/14-9/18

Objective: The objective of this lesson is to practice drawing by drawing a scarecrow. We will use such elements of Art as shape and line.

Materials:

pencil, paper, (crayons, markers, colored pencils- students can choose).

Procedure:

Students will see a finished scarecrow that I drew. Then we will go through the drawing together. Again, students will be instructed to add things to the background.


1st Grade Art- 9/14-9/18

Lets Draw A Pumpkin!

Objective: Students will be using their drawing skills to draw a pumpkin, grass and sky.  We will start this lesson by talking about the element of Art line.   

Materials Needed:

pencil, paper, (crayons, markers ,colored pencils- students choice). Art sketchbook (if they have it)

 

Procedure:

I will start this lesson by asking students to get materials available. Next we will draw the pumpkin. As always, students are encouraged to get creative with their background. We will talk about the season and how it is pumpkin season and different things they can add to their background.


Lets Draw a Minion- 9/8/20-9/11/20-3rd-5th grade

We will be practicing drawing a minion this week. This is a simple activity that we are going to practice drawing and taking a picture of to turn in!


Lesson for 9/7/20-9/11/20- Lets Draw a Firefly- 1st and 2nd grade

This will be one of first lessons for the school year. We will practice drawing a firefly which is the school mascot.   I will go through step by step on how to dow this. Next we will practice taking a picture of it.