Ashley McFarland

           Welcome My Most Amazing Artists!!          
I am Proud of You!
You are doing a Great Job!!!  

 


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Ms. McFarland
amcfarland@hesk6.us



Here are some awesome sites to check out for activities at home!

https://www.nga.gov/education/kids.html
https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/
https://www.tate.org.uk/kids
https://artsandculture.google.com/
https://www.artforkidshub.com/

Art videos

Art with Mati & Dada
   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR2NlUr0yPuqRxZN_7ItHog

The Artist Who Paints What She Hears
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbh7tAnwLCY

The Dangerous Doodle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNGaVajmcBo&list=PLAAD988F6B2501110

Tibetan Sand Mandala
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOQHk24GDL0

Marc Paper Scissors 
https://youtu.be/WgRZlWl-Oh0


All finished artwork can be turned in when we return to school. If you would like to take pictures of your progress, have questions, or want to share the work you have been doing please feel free to email me amcfarland@hesk6.us 

Remember to always just do your best, mistakes can be made into masterpieces, and of course have fun!

This Week In Art

Students can take the full week to finish projects.
to be completed by 4/1



Pre-K and Kindergarten

​This week we are going to be learning about the wonderful artist Eric Carle
Eric writes and illustrates his own books. He uses many art materials in his work including painting tissue and collage. Collage is when you cut and paste different shapes and glue them together to make a piece of art. He uses animals as inspiration in his books including The Very Hungry Hungry Caterpillar, Brown Bear Brown Bear what do you See,  and 1,2,3 to the Zoo.

Here are some of his beautiful artworks







Click on the link below we will watch Eric Carle's artwork come to life.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75NQK-Sm1YY


The Mixed up Chameleon 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrmZeXf7ScU

Can you make a colorful drawing of your favorite animal?

Below is a sheet to print out and color. Practice reading your words and using the correct color for each animal.



First and Second Grade  Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems

   


He is a Contemporary artist who writes and illustrates his own books.


Watch the video in the link below of the awesome book by our artist Mo Willems

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dljje7L9nIs


After you watched the video... Let’s Draw our Pigeons!!! The link  below is going to give you a step by step demonstration of how to create your masterpiece. You can draw your pigeon with any type of pencil marker or crayon. If you have water color paints at home you can also paint the background of your masterpiece. What fun details can you add to your pigeon to make him unique.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnRJp4HYU5Q


Remember to do your best, take your time, and have fun!!

Third and Fourth Grade


Hello my most amazing artists! Today we are going to learn about the contemporary artist Heather Galler. She is a folk artist who uses lots of color and pattern in her compositions



Here is some of her beautiful work…

 




We are going to create a landscape artwork inspired by Heather Gallers artwork. Our landscape will need a Horizon line, foreground and background. We will be using patterns to add variety in our landscape. Click the links below to watch a video on our art making process today. You may use whatever materials you have at home to complete your masterpiece. Remember to take your time and display your best craftsmanship. 

If you do not have paint at home you can use crayon, colored pencils, and markers. Watch all the videos before you begin your masterpiece. I can not wait to see what you create!

1. Video One Drawing our Landscape:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIPl1XiFvJE

2. Video Two Adding Color with crayons:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzkovJiymB0

3. Adding Paint for a Wax Resist:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6Opj_zkrMg



Fifth and Sixth Grade


My wonderful artist we will be learning about the art Movement Fauvism today.

Click the link below to watch a short video on the art movement. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wp0Y8Cgbg1o

     


Today we are going to make portrait masterpieces inspired by the Fauvism movement. The link below will give you instructions for your artwork. In the video the artist uses chalk to add color to her masterpiece but you may use and color materials you have at home. Crayon or colored pencils may be the best for blending different areas of your artwork. 

Do your best, take your time, and have fun!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UI-vQ2KMX4





























Previous weeks
week of 3/18

 Pre-K and Kindergarten

This week in art please watch the video or read along book Chika Chika Boom Boom
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBDTPHZO-xo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DG9cSehiXeI

If materials are available at home have the artist make a piece of artwork using all of the letters of the alphabet. Practice making the letters very big, using a variety of uppercase and lower case letters. Students can also practice their lines reviewing vertical lines to make a trunk of a tree. 

Here are a few other worksheets to have them practice line and shape. Please have them practice writing their name on the back of each masterpiece they create! 

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Here are some fun videos to review color 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gf33ueRXMzQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycDbfU-2QPg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fph81KVY6f8


3rd and 4th Grade

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James Rizzi and Vincent Van Gogh City Scape
Below are Videos about your artists

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv8TANh8djI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGyuISZ0nP0

Today we are going to talk about the artists James Rizzi and Vincent Van Gogh. We are using their artworks to inspire us in our own cityscape.  You can find the full instructional video in the link below. Please use whatever you have to add color to your masterpiece. You do not need to paint the artwork. Colored pencils, markers, or crayons will all work. Please make sure to remember to add a variety of shapes and lines to your buildings. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trGRG7IG88k&feature=youtu.be

Please practice at home drawing your cities using the idea sheets below! 






1st Grade and 2nd Grade

Hello My most amazing artists! Today we are going to be using our knowledge of shapes and lines to create robots!!! Below is a sheet to follow for inspiration. Remember to use your own imagination and create a unique robot of your own. How many different types of shapes and lines can you add to your masterpiece? You can use any materials you have at home to finish this masterpiece! I can not wait to see what you create. What special job does your robot do to help you or others?





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Check out this website for some awesome videos and projects you can create at home!!
https://www.tate.org.uk/kids


5th and 6th Grade

Hello my wonderful artists. Today we are going to be learning about a new Contemporary Artist Andy Goldsworthy. British artist, Andy Goldsworthy, is an excellent example of an artist who is not only inspired by nature but creates art using natural materials. His land art sculptures are intentionally temporary and left in their environment.He knows his work is only temporary, later to be destroyed in its natural environment. Goldsworthy uses different elements of art and principles of design to create these masterpieces. Notice how he changes Values of color to lead your eye around the sculpture. He also creates types of symmetry including radial, asymmetrical, and symmetrical balance

Watch the Videos Below on the Artist
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LP_-P7ZcWZU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7dnyedABYE

Here are a few visuals of his artwork

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Please read the article below on the artist

https://www.boredpanda.com/land-art-andy-goldsworthy/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic


Let's Make some art!

Your next masterpiece will be your own sculpture from found object. If you can do this outside please do! You may also used found objects from inside the house if weather prohibits from working outdoors. Please take a piece of your artwork if possible.
Please use one type of symmetry in your artwork


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Here is an extra starter for Radial Symmetry!

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For some extra credit you can also..........

 

  1. Create a still life of at least three natural items found in your environment.
  2. Sketch your land art sculpture.
  3. Draw a landscape of the environment around you.