Eighth Grade Art

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Sixth through Eighth grades share a three year rotation program that builds an awareness of and excitement about existing imagery and sculpture. Focus Examples: 19th and 20th century artists and styles, Basquiat expressive symbolism portraiture, Ruscha perspective study, Marisol clay sculpture, van Gogh color study and texture drawing, Close portraiture and abstraction, Saar found object […]

Seventh Grade Art

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Sixth through eighth grades share a three year rotation program that builds an awareness of and excitement about existing imagery and sculpture. Focus Examples: 19th and 20th century artists and styles, Basquiat expressive symbolism portraiture, Ruscha perspective study, Marisol clay sculpture, van Gogh color study and texture drawing, Close portraiture and abstraction, Saar found object […]

Sixth Grade Art

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Sixth through eighth grades share a three year rotation program that builds an awareness of and excitement about existing imagery and sculpture. Focus Examples: 19th and 20th century artists and styles, Basquiat expressive symbolism portraiture, Ruscha perspective study, Marisol clay sculpture, van Gogh color study and texture drawing, Close portraiture and abstraction, Saar found object […]

Fifth Grade Art

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Support for classroom curriculum with integrated activities. CONCEPTS: realism, abstraction, human proportion, light and shadow, pattern, use of line to show three dimensions, symbolism, radial symmetry, difference in art from a variety of cultures, graphic design, foreshortening, center of interest and balance. EXAMPLE PROJECTS: Gustav Klimt-inspired figure painting with emphasis on pattern, Romare Bearden-inspired mixed […]

Fourth Grade Art

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Support for classroom curriculum with an emphasis on fabric arts. Concepts: contrast in color, human proportion, cultural identities, contextual observation, human facial proportion, two-point perspective. Example Projects: Biomorphic sculpture, recycled material collagraph prints, paper sculpture, Digital transfers, cyanotype printing, Chuck Close inspired portraits.

Second Grade Art

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Support for classroom curriculum with emphasis on literacy and book arts. Concepts: awareness of size relationship and proportion, positive and negative space, design in natural organisms, simple color theory. Example Projects: cardboard portraits, pattern collages, Donald Judd-inspired paintings, printmaking with press and cyanotype processes, painting from still life, using and mixing primary colors, naturalist observations, […]

First Grade Art

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Support for classroom curriculum with integrated activities. CONCEPTS: understand the use of line and rhythm in a work of art, understanding function and form, show space, simple overlapping, and perspective, recognize texture and symmetry, understanding basic color theory. EXAMPLE PROJECTS: representational drawing and painting from still life, combines, printmaking, illustrating emotion, texture collages, slab, and […]

Kindergarten Art

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Support for classroom curriculum with emphasis on multicultural aspects. Concepts: line variety, color mixing, geometric and organic shapes, two and three- dimensions, texture, sphere, and cube. Example Projects: watercolor resist, print-making, recycled sculpture, textured clay sculptures, sewn pouches, cooperative collages.

Art Summary

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Across all grades, Live Oak’s art program encourages and inspires students to use and display their creativity. In addition to making art, Live Oak’s program is concentrated on developing an appreciation and understanding of art across the globe,  now and throughout history. Exploration of a variety of mediums is designed to improve motor and thinking […]

Third Grade Art

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Support for classroom curriculum with integrated activities. Concepts: proportion, composition, architectural design, abstract stylization, one point perspective, warm/cool colors, three-dimensional sculpture, radial balance and symmetry. Example Projects: Papier-mâché Dia de los Muertos masks, cooperative mural painting, clay masks, collagraph printing, blind contour figure drawings and portraits, torn paper collages family portraits, and urban style portraits.