In Lafayette’s art studio classroom we are not only learning about the elements, principles and media of the visual arts, but are using the arts to gain a greater understanding, depth and richness of language arts, math, science and social studies curricula. Using the arts to teach, creates learning that is internalized and understood by children with all learning styles and on multiple levels. By educating students through the visual arts and traditional academic content simultaneously, I help inspire and nurture the truly creative thinkers needed for this new millennium.

Monday, February 27, 2012

D.C. Architecture Exploration Meets Color Theory

Third graders use their DC photos as the inspiration... shapes, lines and architectural details are traced, colors are matched... tints, shades, neutrals, and low intensity... all leading to spectacular paintings and DC architectural literacy!

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