Second Grade: Where the Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak was an author and illustrator. His family members were the inspiration for some of his characters. Second graders learned about Maurice Sendak, studied his illustrations and searched for visual texture in his drawings. They created their own Wild Things using visual texture.

3rd grade: Fabulous Foreshortening!!

Third graders learned about foreshortening. Foreshortening is a type of perspective that adds depth. Foreshortening is when the size of an object is manipulated to look closer or further away. Foreshortening is shown by the large hands and feet and small body.  Students created tints of blue to create the background. A tint is when when add white to a color to make it lighter.

Third graders used accurate art vocabulary to describe works their art and art processes.

Third Grade: Blue Dog

Third graders learned about artist George Rodrique and his many paintings of Blue Dog.  George Rodrique was born in Cajun county. Louisiana. Blue Dog was inspired by the tale of the Loup Garou, a mythical beast.

Mandarin Art Festival

Congratulations to the Martin J. Gottlieb Day School in the Mandarin Art Festival!

Eli won second place for grades K-2 .

Elliana won second place for grades 3-5.

Masha got an honorable mention.

Madison                                         Eli                                             Aaron


Kyra,                                                          Andrew                 Sophia


Sadie                                             Morgan


Elliana                                                                    Masha