“Selfies” (self-portraits) were the assignments for these grades. Art can be a ton of fun for a student of this age. However, simply trying to draw a line can be overwhelming, so we began the year with putting pencil and crayon to the paper. For the older end of the group, we’ve begun talking about adding things like ears and feet. We’ve also begun looking at moving away from stick figures and trying to draw a body. I think for their very first art class assignment, they’ve done a remarkable job!
Who gives a hoot about lines? Second grade does! They’re drawing all sorts of crazy stuff now! Check out these owls. These owls show the vast types of lines and line vocabulary they have learned. This was a . . .
At this age, art class can start to lose a bit of its attraction as the student really wants to put amazing things on the page, but they can’t always figure out how to make that happen. Often this age becomes self-critical and . . .