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  • Remember Wednesday are Ketchup Day Students are asked to review the assignments that are recent and make sure they are caught up on whatever they are missing.  Assignments can also be done at home as long as students are letting me give them a grade in my gradebook for what they already have done so there isn't a MISSING assignment that would affect their average.  We have been using chromebooks in art class this week.  Each student is given their own chromebook to use in art responsibly.  Misuse of the chromebooks will eliminate them from their use in art and they will get an alternative assignment. Please encourage your students to use the chromebooks properly and take advantage of the Wednesday make up time ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2017, 10:54 PM by CAROLYN NAYLOR
  • Positive and Negative Space Homework We have been working on the positive and negative space project and moved onto focusing on the NEGATIVE SPACE of your first or last name.  Use the worksheet above to continue your final.  If you want to see the video that we showed in class on the step by step of how to complete the worksheet above click  here.If you are having trouble with drawing block letters the page below will remind you what block letters should look like.
    Posted Sep 8, 2017, 12:23 PM by CAROLYN NAYLOR
  • School Year 2017-2018 is almost here... Welcome Back Desert Foothills Art Students!I am excited to start this school year my 14 year of teaching in the district and my 2nd year at DFJH.  I have been busy planning away for the first semester.  Remember ALL art classes are SEMESTER long.  First semester art runs Aug - Dec and second semester will run Jan - May.  We have some new and exciting changes for the art room this year.If you were lucky enough to be in my classroom last year you may have been privy to the fact that the art room was fitted with one of the NEWEST pieces of technology in the district...SMART TV flat screen.  It's a glorified TV that acts like ...
    Posted Jul 22, 2017, 10:49 PM by CAROLYN NAYLOR
  • Blind Contour Lesson Last week students were shown how to do a blind contour drawing.  This was our first homework assignment.  I asked students to go home and find an inanimate object to practice a blind contour drawing.  There is a link to a video on how to properly draw in this blind contour technique at the end of this post.The technique is used to train your brain to draw what you see, not what your preconceived ideas of what the object might look like, as the video mentions observation "looking" is key.If used daily, repeatedly with many different objects, inanimate or animate, anyone can learn to draw better.  Enjoy!  Here is the link:Blind Contour Drawing
    Posted Jan 25, 2017, 6:57 PM by CAROLYN NAYLOR
  • Welcome 2nd Semester Art Students I am very excited to start the new semester with all my new art students.  Last semester was definitely a change from the schedule I had at my old school.  I enjoy seeing each and every students everyday and getting to know them individually so well.   There were several things I changed from last semester such as my syllabus and my several aspects of the daily art room function. The most interesting and exciting change from last semester is that I started a Twitter account to tweet pictures from the art room.  You can find the art room on twitter @DFJH_artworkI will focus on the artwork, activity or project that we are working and omit student faces in ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2017, 6:48 PM 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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