Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Clay Night - 4th/5th graders and parents!

Another successful Clay Night!

Working together...

A family event!

Creating a memory that will become a treasure!

Something to smile about!

A night to remember!

A fun-filled evening!

Friday, May 4, 2012

Kindergarten - Gumball Machines

Kindergartners created gumball machines!
Their paintings were inspired by artist, Wayne Thiebaud.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

4th graders making origami boxes....

Students enjoyed making colorful origami boxes.
Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding!

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Cultural Arts Fair

Artwork displayed at District 25's Cultural Art Fair
held at Thomas Middle School on March 14th.

Something to smile about!

Ivy Hill students were very proud of their artwork!

Friday, March 2, 2012

First graders make clay penguins!

First graders enjoyed making clay penguins. They added black glaze
and orange acrylic paint to their sculptures!

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

5th graders making masks!

Using cut paper and found objects, 5th graders 
enjoyed creating masks.

 Masks show symmetry - a type of balance in
which either side of the center line is the same.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Pop Art

Second graders learned about American pop artist, Jim Dine.
They were inspired by his work as they designed their heart paintings.

Students learned that adding white to a color makes a tint!