Recent Announcements

  • Last Day of School Wishing all DF students a wonderful summer!  To all my 7th graders I wish you well and best wishes for your last and final year at Desert Foothills next year,  With a warm goodbye to all my 8th graders and the exciting high school adventures that await you!  Thanks for Arting with me!
    Posted May 21, 2018, 11:14 PM by Carolyn Naylor
  • Last Two Weeks of 3rd Quarter! Monday is the final countown.  We have an ASU WEST ART SHOW up for display in the Fletcher Library.  Many pieces of Desert Foothills Jr. High art is on display.  Invitations to the art show will be going out this week to invite you to the culminating exhibit.  Email me with any questions concerning this art exhibit.As for grades PLEASE make sure you are handing back in your low scored work for a higher grade, completing incomplete work or handing in MISSING assignments.  We have been going over in class what is due last week.  It's your responsibility to get that work turned in.If you are missing points on your Sketchbook Entry Grade you have an option ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2018, 3:22 PM by Carolyn Naylor
  • Doodle 4 Google is Due February 28th Back in January I introduced the Doodle 4 Google contest to students.I have given multiple classes to give students a chance to work on it but this assignment was meant for students to work on for homework for the last month or so and the DUE DATE is NEXT WEEK.  Everyone is responsible to bring their entry in or send it to me via email by 2/28.  Here is the link to Doodle 4 Google.  You can download and print a template from this website if you lost your copy given in class.  This years theme is INSPIRATION!  You have a chance to win $30,000 dollars in college scholarship money!Click Here Doodle4GoogleWe are in the ...
    Posted Feb 19, 2018, 8:12 PM by Carolyn Naylor
  • Attention Students: Monday February 12th I will be at a DISTRICT MEETING ALL DAY There will be a sub in art this day and I would like everyone on their VERY BEST behavior working dilligently on their assignment due the end of the day.  A worksheet will be provided for you to write on nealty.Please remember to answer and draw the questions to the fullest extent of your abilities.The worksheets you complete neatly & correctly the stronger the grade will be.Remember it's QUALITY not always QUANTITY!Here is the link for the documents for you to read.  ARTIST PAGESWork quietly, Whisper Voices and BE ON TASK!  Names noted on my sub plans in a negative way = automatic detention!Have a great day in class without me :) 
    Posted Feb 9, 2018, 3:47 PM by Carolyn Naylor
  • Welcome Second Semester Students to the Art Room We are about to embark on our 3rd week of art.  The first week was fun with behavior contracts, procedure scavenger hunts and getting used to the sketchbook routine.  Not to mention the plaster hands that we all dove into!  I was an adventure for sure.  We had to alter the assignment a little but I hope that you enjoyed trying out plaster!  I can't wait to share some of the final results.  This year I have started an Instagram account.  The students who have accounts can look at the pictures I take and post from the classroom.  I normally take pictures of hands work and artwork.  If students are willing to have their picture taken, I usually ask ...
    Posted Jan 21, 2018, 10:43 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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