Aboriginal Art & Picasso Portraits by the DMS 6th Graders

Aboriginal Art

Grade: 6th (second marking period) Teacher: Ms. Maureen McGill Desmond Medium: Pencil and Marker

The Demarest Middle School 6th Grade Visual Arts students learned about Aboriginal art. Students researched animals native to Australia and created an x-ray design of their subjects, using pattern and hue to enhance the design.

Picasso Portraits

Grade: 6th (first marking period) Teacher: Ms. Maureen McGill Desmond Medium: Oil Pastels

In the first marking period, the DMS 6th Grade Visual Arts students read about, observed, and discussed the work of Pablo Picasso. They created portraits in his cubist style.