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Posted in 4-5 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Monday, April 30th, 2012
SAIC young artist learned about Abstract Art and Splatter Painting with tempera paint and construction paper. They visited the Modern Wing of the museum to look at Jackson Pollock’s paintings and created their own Jackson Pollock Abstract works.
Posted in 4-5 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012
4-5 year old artists went to see Matisse paintings in the Modern Wing to learn about his still life paintings. They created a still life of their own using acrylic, oil pastels, and watercolors.
Posted in 4-5 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, February 18th, 2012
A group of 4-5 year old artists went to the African Art Gallery in the museum to learn about African Masks and Art. They then created their own masks out of plaster gauze, acrylic paint, and Mod Podge gloss medium.
Posted in 4-5 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, November 19th, 2011
4-5 year old artists talked about masks and animal faces before visiting to the museum to see the Kuba mask, which resembles an elephant trunk. The artists also learned about different cultures, transformation of identity , mix media and patterns to create their artworks with plaster gauze and paint.
Posted in 4-5 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, October 15th, 2011
The 4-5 year old artists went to the Modern Wing of the Art Institute to learn about Picasso‘s artworks. We studied and discussed his paintings during the Blue Period, Rose Period and Cubist Period. We then created our own versions of Picasso paintings using oil pastels and watercolors.
Posted in 4-5 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, October 8th, 2011
4 – 5 year old artists visited the stained glass and painted works of Marc Chagall before learning about color theory and making sponge paintings!
Posted in 4-5 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Sunday, July 24th, 2011
Going to the museum was quite exciting for the four and five year-old artists at the beginning, but by now they are real professionals in doing so (as they go there every day)! They are already pointing out complementary colors in the paintings they see, as in Mary Cassatt‘s painting of a mother with her [...]
Posted in 4-5 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Thursday, July 14th, 2011
Every day the four and five year old artists enjoyed story time. To mark a clear beginning and end to this part of the day, they sing and perform “The Wheels On The Bus” together!
Posted in 4-5 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, July 9th, 2011
4-5 year old artists visited the museum to see artwork by Marc Chagall. They also explored the glass and metal of the Modern Wing, which gave the artists a new experience at the Art Institute!
Posted in 4-5 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Sunday, March 13th, 2011
In order to learn about monochromatic color theory, young artists in Chris’ class made artwork in the style of Willem De Kooning and Jackson Pollock by working together to roll marbles through paint!