Saturday, June 14, 2014

Sugar Skull Paintings 2014

These creations by grade 7 semester 2 art students were based on Mexican traditional sugar skulls made for Dias de los Muertos celebrations. The designs are painted with tempera "frosting" and the "sugar" is created by applying clear glitter over the surface of the paper.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Illuminated Calligraphy Quotes, Class of 2014

These art works created by 8th graders (class of 2014) feature hand-lettered calligraphy and corner design illuminations.

Coats of Arms, 2013-14

The art form of "heraldry" was developed in the Middle Ages. Designs using symbols of one's family or clan were used to mark property or persons. These coats of arms were designed by Grade 6 semester 2 students.