Recent Announcements

  • Art Fundraiser & More... We have an art room fundraiser going on.  The kids just got done with their entries and they are sent into the Square 1 Art company!  Your talented child will soon see their personalized catalog coming home after Fall Break!  Celebrate your child's artistic achievement!  You will be able to order timeless keepsakes to cherish for years to come.Check Out www.square1art.com/shop for gift ideasI was sadly, out for 4 days on berevement leave.  It was sudden and very unexpected.  I had to travel to Massachusetts to be with my family (where I grew up).   I am sorry for the delay in posts.  We had a super great substitute, Ms. Carroll, for the entire time ...
    Posted Oct 5, 2018, 4:52 PM by Carolyn Naylor
  • Week 6 1st and section hour have been hard at work on ther Cartoon Color Theory pieces.  I am amazed at how they are using their watercolor colored pencils to design their cartoons!  All of these pieces will be hanging up at our FINE ARTS NIGHT on Oct 30th...only 46 days away!  Here are the week of slides from class if you have been absent and need to catch up on the bell  work. Week 65th and 6th hour ended the week with a SURPRISE COLOR WHEEL TEST...ask them about how it went!  We finished our one point color wheel paintings and are starting into the two point perspective drawing!  My favorite!7th hour is already ahead of the ...
    Posted Sep 14, 2018, 4:57 PM by Carolyn Naylor
  • Week 5 Short and Sweet With interventions, getting Progress 1 grades in and displaying our Ribbon Drawings it was a very busy but short week.   We have 1st, 2nd and 7th hours Ribbon Drawings hanging up in the cafeteria currently.  I am almost finished hanging the rest of the groups that were trying to finish last Wednesdsay.  They all wrote their own display cards with artwork information.  They look AWESOME!!!I have choosen some artwork that will be displayed up in the WESD Boardroom on Sweetwater Blvd and 43rd Ave.  The pieces will be handing sometime next week and a letter will go home from Dr. Stanton, WESD Superintendent, for the student whose work I chose to display.  It really is a great honor, the ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2018, 3:07 PM by Carolyn Naylor
  • Week 4 is done, it's time for Labor Day fun! The students were hard at work finishing their Ribbon Drawings and Postitive and Negative Portraits.  I am going to take some more pictures next week.  In the meantime visit and follow my instagram @dfjrartwork I post pictures most often there because I can do it easily with my phone.Eliseo from 6th hour made this self portrait with phenominal work ethic!  Look how complex the shapes are in the shirt.  He maintained the symmetrical balance of the positive and negative shapes with careful technique.  Way to go Eliseo! Here are the lesson notes/bell work entries and slides from class last week.Week 41st and 2nd hour are working at Priciples of design...ask them about it.fold a ...
    Posted Sep 2, 2018, 2:26 PM by Carolyn Naylor
  • Week 3 Was Tough...not gonna lie I was fighting a cold all week.  What helped was the super cool work the kids are doing on their Ribbon Drawings and Positive and Negative Portraits.   Check out instagram @dfjrartwork for "work in progress" art!  The students can do SUCH AMAZING work when they put their minds to it! Progress One Reports are coming out soon.  I have been asked the kids to hand in progress to get graded but there are still several with 2 or more assignments missing.  Please check parent vue, I have shared graphs showing where class is A's, B's, C's, D's and F's.  Wednesday is my catch up day and the kids can work on projects that have been ...
    Posted Aug 26, 2018, 12:44 AM by Carolyn Naylor
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Class Projects

  • Pop Art in 4th Grade I think the students are really excited creating their Pop Art this year.  We are using student's images, Andy Warhol worked with a lot of famous pictures of people ...
    Posted Aug 29, 2014, 3:11 PM by Carolyn Naylor
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