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Students at DeSoto Intermediate receive a foundation in a variety of art methods with an emphasis on developing drawing skills. While engaging in art making, students gain experience visually communicating, develop creative thinking skills, and express their thoughts and ideas. Each lesson is designed to give students opportunities to interact with art history, build skills with art media, and foster original and innovative ideas.
Here are some ideas that you can do at home with your student. Each one builds on concepts and skills that we have learned in class!
Ideas for Art at Home–3rd Grade Tree Sketching
Ideas for Art at Home–3rd Grade Comics
Ideas for Art at Home–4th grade Textures
Ideas for Art at Home–4th Grade Scratch Art
Ideas for Art at Home–5th Grade Perspective Drawing
Ideas for Art at Home–5th Grade Architecture
Here are links to demonstrations that have been given in class if students would like to practice these skills and techniques at home:
Gift in 2 pt Perspective: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ilxbnrnwJs
Winter Landscape Painting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pr4bcYCRH9g