8-10 Year Olds Multi-Arts »
Posted in 8-10 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, April 21st, 2012
Young SAIC artists visited the museum to look at the Flemish and Italian paintings from the 1500s and learnt about Flemish textures, Italian Renaissance architecture and expanding compositions proportionally through grid translation. The group took photos of Flemish paintings, Italian paintings, buildings around Millenium Park and their portraits to combine and form a collaged composition.
Posted in 8-10 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, March 17th, 2012
After visiting the Tang dynasty animal sculptures in the museum, 8-10 year old artists created animals out of foil and masking tape. The sculptures will be painted next week !
Posted in 8-10 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, November 19th, 2011
8-10 year old artists visited Alex Katz‘s artwork “Two Friends” in the museum and used it as inspiration to make transparent overlay images with marker, ink, and gouache on clear plastic.
Posted in 8-10 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Saturday, November 12th, 2011
8-10 year old artists made a trip to the Art Institute to sketch Robert Delaunay’s The Red Tower and learned about Abstraction, Cubism ,and Digital Art. They replicated Delaunay’s warped architecture with digital photographs of Chicago and Adobe Photoshop.
Posted in 8-10 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
8-10 Year Old Artists visited the Chinese and Korean pottery collection of the Art Institute of Chicago and sketched the intricate patterns and details on the artwork on display. They then used those sketches as inspiration for the ink glazing that they added to their relief panels!
Posted in 8-10 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
A group of 8-10 year old artists visited the African Art Galleries of the Art Institute and looked at the Mukenga Mask, Kumbaruba Mask and other African Art as inspiration to create composite animals with paper mache and paint. They also learned about Composites, Pattern, Representation and Functional in the process of making art.
Posted in 8-10 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Sunday, October 16th, 2011
8-10 Year Old Artists sketched relief sculptures in the Art Institute of Chicago’s collections of ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman artworks before returning to the classroom to create their own relief panels!
Posted in 8-10 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Thursday, October 13th, 2011
8-10 year old Art and Creativity students collaboratively created watercolor backdrops, and then used digital cameras and paper cutouts to bring their artwork to life!
Posted in 8-10 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
The eight to ten year-old artists first sketched masks from the Art Institute’s African Art collection. Then they went to see Pablo Picasso’s work, which was influenced by these wearable pieces of art. Back in the classroom the campers created their own masks!
Posted in 8-10 Year Olds Multi-Arts on Monday, August 8th, 2011
The eight to ten year-old artists did a magic trick! First they drew four identical images, which they then colored very differently. Then they cut these into small strips and quilted them together to get four new paintings!