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Posted in 6-7 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, March 17th, 2012
6-7 year old Multi-Arts class visited the sculpture Hinoki by Charles Ray in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago. They learned about textures, materials, and contrasts before making their own plates for printmaking with cardboard and waterproof gel medium.
Posted in 6-7 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012
SAIC 6-7 year old artists looked at Jasper Johns’ Flag paintings and visited the painting The Kaye by Jackson Pollock in the museum before making their own artworks using oil pastels and paper collage.
Posted in 6-7 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, February 18th, 2012
6-7 year old artists visited the painting The Waterfall by Henri Rousseau in the museum and learned about backgrounds and foregrounds in painting. They then created a landscape featuring exploration into colors, shapes, and collage techniques.
Posted in 6-7 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, November 19th, 2011
6-7 year old artists viewed the boxes of Joseph Cornell in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute and discussed how collections of objects can become art. They then made their own version of Cornell boxes with personal drawings and objects inside!
Posted in 6-7 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Thursday, August 11th, 2011
The six and seven year -old campers visited the Chicago Architecture Foundation to view a model of the city. They discussed how this model was made, and what shifts in scale do to our understanding of the cityscape as they were able to see Chicago from a bird’s eye view. Back in the classroom, the [...]
Posted in 6-7 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Before drawing their own bedrooms, the six and seven year-old campers took a closer look at Van Gogh’s bedroom, and sketched it carefully.
Posted in 6-7 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Monday, July 25th, 2011
Before starting their own self-portraits in clay, the six and seven year-old artists looked at different kinds of portraiture at the Art Institute, specifically Honoré-Victorin Daumier‘s bronze heads. The campers also sketched some of these artworks, looking at how expression, feeling, and personality were conveyed!
Posted in 6-7 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Friday, July 22nd, 2011
The six and seven year-old artists made sculptures that will grow in different shapes! In order to do so, the young artists bent wire into different forms, put seeds in a little pot of soil and then planted the wire on it. When the plants begin to grow, they will form accordingly to the wire [...]
Posted in 6-7 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
The 6-7 year-old artists continued their work on building underwater animals. There are some huge fish and octopuses in this ocean!
Posted in 6-7 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
As a continuation of their previous exercises with line in dance and drawing, 6-7 year old artists went to the museum to see abstract expressionistic works, like Willem de Kooning’s Excavation.