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Kindergarten, Art- Ms. Slomowitz

The First art project for this year was a self-portrait line drawing. We started out by talking about all the different kinds of lines that exist such as curvy and straight.  We looked at how lines create shapes-geometric and organic in Art. Students then drew themselves to be included on the school T-Shirts using Sharpies. Each class will receive a t-shirt will all the students’...

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Transitional Kindergarten, Art- Ms.Slomowitz

The First art project for this year was a self-portrait line drawing. We started out by talking about all the different kinds of lines that exist such as curvy and straight.  We looked at how lines create shapes-geometric and organic in Art. Students then drew themselves to be included on the school T-Shirts using Sharpies. Each class will receive a t-shirt will all the students’...

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Art, Ms Susan Slomowitz-Trash To Treasures

Dear AJA Parents, Monday is the first day of School and I am SO excited to have the opportunity to spend quality time exploring your children’s creative energy in Art at AJA. Marcel Duchamp (1887 –1968) was the first of the known artists to take readymade objects out of their natural environment and place it in an environment of the Gallery – thus creating...

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Art Elective-Ms.Slomowitz

MS art elective: Many thanks to all the teachers and parents that helped to make this elective a reality by lending us their sewing machines to use for the duration of this elective. Sewing: With much excitement, the sewing students are busy making their own patterns for Thai fisherman pants out of brown paper and will then cut their pattern in white muslin fabric. The students will learn about...

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Art- Ms. Slomowitz

Our next art project is ‘Falling for Foreshortening’. Foreshortening is the optical illusion that feels like something is coming toward you because of a change in size. This occurs when a part of something moves from one part of space to another. The students learned about the concept of foreshortening through a fun drawing activity. We first traced the bottom of...

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