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What's Happening in the Art Room?

  • We have such talented artists here at Hemingway STEAM School! Check out student work on our Artsonia page!

    Here is what we are currently working on in the art room:

    Kindergarteners are exploring texture, pattern and weaving. After talking about the salmon run, students will be weaving paper scales on a painted salmon. 

    First graders are starting to build their paper hat sculptures. This project is inspired by the Animal Adaptations unit they are working on in their classrooms. Each student will be making a wearable sculpture that keeps their head warm and also looks amazing!

    Second graders are playing with texture and pattern to first create painted paper weavings and then building woven bowls using various types of textures. 

    Third graders are finishing their math fact tessellations inspired by artist M.C. Escher. Next, they will be diving into weaving and texture by making friendship bracelets and creating paper weaving inspired by pixel art.

    Fourth graders are finishing their shoe tape sculptures. This was a fun way to exercise the Engineering Design Process in the art room while investigating the difference between shape and form. Next, students will be weaving using handmade looms. 

    Fifth graders are finishing their amazing egg carton portraits. This design challenge encouraged students to exercise their ability to problem solve and create using the Engineering Design Process. Next, students will be weaving mini tapestries.

    6th graders are focusing in on proportion of the face and body, sharpening their drawing skills nin the process. They are working towards completing an expressive, painted, self-portrait inspired by one of three contemporary artists. The artists we talked about in class are Kehinde Wiley, Liu Bolin and Hassan Hajjaj.

    In other news....

    EHSS students' have their inventions on display in the lobby this week! Click the link to learn more about the Idaho Invention Convention