Thursday, September 29, 2011

Spirit Week - Heroes & Villains!

I'm "Art Girl"!

I bring happiness and enlightenment through the beauty of art! I have to admit I forgot to put my mask on for the photo - whoops!

Everyone has such great costumes! My favorite hero, was Mary Washburn, our librarian. She beat breast cancer and wore her breast cancer awareness shirt today! Now, that's a real hero for ya!

Happy Spirit Week Everyone! Go Cowboys!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Quote o' the Week

How it works:

Read the quotes below and write about how one (or more) applies to your life or how you can learn from it (10 points)


Make a visual representation of a quote - drawing, painting, etc. (5 to 100 points depending on quality and effort)

The quotes:

"To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist."
~ Schumann

"All art requires courage."
~ Anne Tucker

"As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life."
~ John Lubbock

Spirit Week - Nerd Day!

Let's show some school spirit!

I, of course, being the nerd that I am, think nerds rock!

Let's give it to the Bill Gates' of the world! The scientists! The doctors! The engineers! And, hey, the teachers! They make the world go round!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011


GEOMETRIC SHAPES are shapes that can be measured. Think geometry!
Geometric shapes include circles, squares, rectangles, triangles and ellipses.
Geometric forms include cones, cubes, cylinders, slabs, pyramids and spheres.

ORGANIC SHAPES are free-flowing shapes found in nature or are any shapes that are NOT geometric. These shapes cannot be measured.


What is a line?

A line is a continuous mark made on a surface. Line varies in width, direction and length.
If a line meets back up with itself it becomes a shape.

There are many kinds of lines:

Curvalinear, zig-zag, straight, thin, thick, dark, light, soft, hard, vertical, horizontal, diagonal, parallel, short, long, broken, bent, tapered, free-hand.