11-13 Year Olds Multi-Arts »
Posted in 11-13 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Sunday, February 19th, 2012
Young SAIC artists visited the art museum to look at paintings by Kandinsky and Picasso. They learned about directional mark making, simplified shaped, and colors. They also learned how to use paint with pallet knives and other non-brush tools!
Posted in 11-13 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Sunday, October 30th, 2011
The young artists looked at artworks by M.C. Escher and online images to learn about perspective, vanishing point and horizon line in drawing. They used multiple medias to create objects and environments that they will combine to construct an “Escher”-esque composition.
Posted in 11-13 Year Olds Multi-Arts, MSP Fashion on Monday, August 8th, 2011
The eleven to thirteen year old artists met with partners in the Fashion Camp to discuss and design a collaborative project. The Multi-Arts campers will design accessories that correspond to the garment styles chosen by the fashonistas in Fashion Camp. The resulting wearable sculptures will accompany the Fashion Camp’s final show, as well as be [...]
Posted in 11-13 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Thursday, July 28th, 2011
The eleven to thirteen year-old artists are working on large scale animal sculptures. Observing which features are the key in distinguishing specific animals, they learned how to simplify the forms. To better understand simplified sculptural forms students visited Brancusi’s sculptures as well as Ancient Chinese and Native American sculpture exhibited in the Art Institute.
Posted in 11-13 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Monday, July 25th, 2011
After looking at Renaissance and Modern paintings in the Art Institute for their use of proportion in figures (for instance El Greco‘s and Matisse‘s large scale work), the 11-13 year-old artists began to paint themselves in life size!
Posted in 11-13 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Thursday, July 14th, 2011
11-13 year old artists worked with HD digital video cameras, a green screen, and chromakey software to digitally insert themselves into their artworks. Check back later this week for the finished videos!
Posted in 11-13 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
The 11-13 year-old campers constructed an imaginary tree with personalized branches, after having seen work related to trees in the Art Institute like Charles Ray’s carved tree. Not only did the young artists learn about constructing large, stable, and light objects, but they also learned to rely on one another and work collaboratively as a [...]
Posted in 11-13 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
The 11-13 year old artists painted trees at Grant Park from observation, but added human features to them like heads and hands! They used both wax crayons and watercolors, experimenting with the resistant relationship between these two materials.
Posted in 11-13 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Thursday, June 30th, 2011
11-13 year old artists painted the landscape in Millennium Park, drawing inspiration from the Impressionist paintings exhibited in the Art Institute while exploring the differences between acrylic and watercolor paint
Posted in 11-13 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Monday, June 27th, 2011
After brainstorming as a whole group about the universe and how extraterrestrial beings might look and behave, each of Erin’s students designed their own alien and built it out of paper maché decorated with acrylic paints.