Sunday, December 13, 2015

Glazing Clay Monsters

Step two - paint beautiful glaze on our creative bisque fired monsters. Then back in the kiln they go.



Art Club Field Trip Preparation

Art Club will travel to the Susquehanna Lutheran Village on Wednesday for our yearly field trip. We will share our creative talents with the residents by helping them make a craft and giving them a hand made gift - a painted pot filled with a newly sprouted Spider plant.

Jake paints his pot that will be given as a gift to a resident at The Susquehanna Lutheran Village
Jessie adds great detail to her pot.

The ladies making cards to give to the residents along with their newly potted Spider plants.

We love the use our art as gifts for others!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Clay Monsters Day 1 Formation

Students used the basic clay technique - the pinch pot to create large mouth's for their creepy crawly animal/monster/people/creatures. 

Students first drew their inspirations on a piece of paper. Drawing their creature from the front view and the back. 

They started with a basic pinch pot using a cup mold. They they created legs, teeth, eyes, tongues, extra body parts and much more using the coil technique. They pinched, pulled and squeezed their clay to get desired shapes. 

Art Club Members learned how to connect clay together with the slip and score technique using sticky icky slip. Students completed their creatures by adding textures using various materials or carving into the sides of the clay.

Their creatures await the heat of the kiln oven where they will become bisqueware and will be ready to glaze in beautiful colors that will bring them to life!

Mrs. Jarrett's example

Demonstration at it's finest!

The inspiration!

Fun with clay!

Octopus Monster

Crab Monster

Snail Monster

Beaver Monster

Thanks for visiting!
- Mrs. Jarrett

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Yearbook Cover Design Winners

Original Designs:
By: Maggie Charles

By Gracie Griffiths & Jillan Wertz

By: Barbara Ann Hartman & Kristen Heim

By: Jason Harner, Emilee Deibert & Ava Matter

The 2015-16 Yearbook Cover Design put together...

Back Cover: Kristen Heim & Barbara Ann Hartman
Back Cover Camera: Ava Matter, Emilee Deibert & Jason Harner
Front Cover: Gracie Griffiths & Jillan Wertz

Inside Signature Page: Maggie Charles (still working on currently)

Great job artists!
-Mrs. Jarrett

Monday, October 26, 2015

Welcome Back - Art Club Followers!

Welcome Back to a new year! This year Art Club is open to fourth grade students only. These students were invited personally to be in Art Club this year. This is a very special privileged to our highly creative and mature artists this year.

Students have been working on designs for this years yearbook cover. Covers run from the front to the back, students are connecting their themes from one side to the other. Students are either working in pairs or by themselves. They have each come up with unique and creative designs that support and represent our schools pride and community.

One winner will be selected to have their art put on the yearbook cover. Winners will be selected the beginning of November.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

End of Our Art Club Year

As art club comes to an end, we reflect on all of the cool projects we did along with community service for our school community (cafeteria mural) and for the local senior center (holiday craft activity). All art club sessions brainstormed adjectives that describe what art is. These words were collage and put on display for the Spring art show.

The mural creators

Linzy H., Tyler M., Leah K.

Art Club Group Shots

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Painted Bird Houses

Some students chose to glaze their birdhouse while others painted them with tempera paint. These will be showcased at the upcoming Art Show! Check them out.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Clay Bird Houses

Art Club members made 3 dimensional bird houses out of clay. This was a challenging project but they did a great job. We used a paint bottle as the cylinder shape for our house. We rolled out a clay slab and wrapped it around the paint tube. We couldn't forget the saran wrap so the clay would not stick to the container. We used tracers and cut out a hole for the opening to the birds. We made a cone top and flat bottom. Students decorated their bird houses with different textures and carved designs to make it unique and original.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Mural Painting Begins...

The 2014-15 school year mural has begun. Session 1 began putting their personal color touches on the UDA Cafe.

My 3rd Graders!

Thank you High School Art Club Helpers!

Lily & Alyssa

Linzy perfecting the broccoli


So far so good!

Thanks for visiting,
-Mrs. J!