The POWER of Art – G8

PART 1 I wrote EARLIER about the grade 8 students using composition, observation, and toning skills to complete these beautiful skeletons. PART 2 BACKGROUNDS AND TECHNIQUES. As an introduction to mixed-media the students were given 3 different techniques, step by step. Once they completed these small one-lesson tasks they were ready for part 3 of the final task which... Continue Reading →

Flags in 40mins

Our first introductory creative task for grades 6,7, and 8, this year, was to create a flag. On the front of the flag the students could sketch, collage, or paint anything they wanted. While on the back the grade 6 and 7 students wrote: what they were looking forward to the most in art this... Continue Reading →

ENDANGERMALIA RAISED $850 USD

GREAT news: 'Endangermalia—Before It’s Too Late', our book which was researched, written and illustrated by grade 8 art students at SSIS, in collaboration with Commack Middle School, NY raised a whopping $600.00! These profits were gained from donations during our art party last week and from book sales. Plus the profits from our online store which brings... Continue Reading →

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