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A r t    T e a c h e r

M r s    Y a m a m o t o

F a l l    2 0 1 9

Primary    Grades   2-4

Monday - Friday

2nd Grade
Textured Collages

August

Students will paint their own paper patterns, to create unique collage paper, inspired by children's book Illustrator Eric Carle.

3rd Grade
The Great Wave

September - October

Students will use chalk pastel over painted tempera to recreate the view of Mount Fuji by artist Katsushika Hokusai.

3rd Grade Pointillism

September - October


Students will use dots of paint to complete a still life composition using complementary colors.

Impressionist Painter: George Seurat

4th Grade
California Landscapes

October - November


Students will use perspective drawing techniques to create the illusion of space, and use oil pastel and watercolor to complete a resist-painting.

Featured Painter: Karen Winters

G r a d e    5

Monday - Friday

Lincoln Busts

August - September
Students will hand build a clay bust statue in the likeness of Abraham Lincoln. Students will learn clay techniques in three-dimensional form, and adding and subtracting clay.

Spirit Bowls

August - September
Students will create a bowl inspired by a Native American Animal Spirit.  Students will learn how to make a pinch pot, etching and adding and subtracting clay.

G r a d e    6

Monday - Friday

Cave Painting

September/December
(Classes on Camp)
Students will create a hand printed stencil using washable spray paint. Students depict Cave Painting symbols using dry and wet and pigment. Research from the Bradshaw Foundation.

Two-Point Perspective

September/December
(Classes on Camp)
Students will create a Two-Point Perspective drawing, of a city corner. Students apply watercolor in a monochromatic color scheme, inspired by San Francisco Artist, Paul Madonna.
S p r i n g   2 0 2 0

Primary   Grades

Monday - Friday

2nd Grade
Foam Prints

April - May

Students will etch insect drawings into foam plates, then print using a rubber brayer and block printing ink, creating a negative image.

3rd Grade Watercolor Constellations

February - March

Students will create texture using wax crayons, and value using watercolors, to complete a resist painting/collage. Inspired by
Zoo in the Sky illustrator Christina Balit

4th Grade Clay Quails

March - April

Students will hand build clay sculptures, to form the likeness of a Quail, the California State Bird.
Inspired by Fresno native, Artist Margaret Hudson.

Upper    Grades

Monday - Friday

5th Grade
Limner Portraits

January - February

Students will sketch the human face using proportion, and paint with tempura. Inspired by folk artists during Colonial America.

6th Grade
Chinese Ink Brush

March

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