DMS Visual Arts Class

Grade: 8th (3rd marking period) Teacher: Ms. Maureen McGill Desmond Medium: Acrylic paint

Painting is one of the oldest art forms. It is found in all cultures throughout the world. The 8th grade students explored painting by creating artwork inspired by American artist Wayne Theibaud. Each student developed his/her painting skills in the areas of mixing and blending color, as well as creating texture and value.

Grade: 7th Teacher: Ms. Maureen McGill Desmond Medium: Tempera paint

OBJECTIVE: Using George Seurat’s artwork for inspiration, each student creates form and value using small dots of color.

STEAM CONNECTIONS: Science: Optics and color theory Mathematics: Proportion, gridding, and measurement