Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Hot and Cold Colors for Third Grade

Hot and cold colors, patterning and lots of attention went into the creation of these paintings. This is a lesson I found on line and it was the strong images that caught my eye. Some of the students painted many hands and some outlined their heads or silhouettes.

The Color Wheel

The third grade started off the year by learning about the complementary colors and making a collage with mirror image symmetry. Then they completed a color wheel with primary, secondary and tertiary colors. This is a lesson the kids could do over and over. They love the magic of color mixing.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

More Surrealistic Collages

Yes, we could photo shop our collages, but we choose to do them the old fashioned way. Here are the copied version of some of the collages and the next step will be to hand color them in with colored pencils.