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INTERACTIVE ART LINKS
MULTICULTURAL ART LINKS
"HOW TO" Art Activities
GENERAL and INTERDISCIPLINARY LINKS
ART WebQUESTS (extra credit)
CURRENT INFORMATION: (last updated 1/21/2004)
We are excited to welcome our NEW Art Teacher, MISS TRACANNA during 1st and 2nd period. She is a very talented artist and an incredible teacher! She is an excellent addition to our art staff...Welcome, Miss Tracanna!
****ART WORKSHOPS***** Please be sure to sign up for art workshops as soon as you hear them announced, they fill up extremely quickly, especially pottery on the wheel because of it's limits due to the number of wheels we have.
SET PAINTING for "The Wiz": You can sign up to paint the sets for "The Wiz" for the first 3 weeks in February on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Please stop down to the art office to sign up. It's first come, first serve...we look forward to seeing you!
VISITING ARTIST: SUE PRENTICE came to our school on November 12th and shared her artistic experiences with the 8th grade 2nd quarter art students. They first went to the gallery and viewed the beautiful exhibit of Ms. Prentices' work and then enjoyed slides, a discussion and more examples of landscape paintings shared in the classroom. It was an incredible experience for the students to see a professional artist and ask questions about her profession that interested them.
Sue Prentice in the classroom
The Henry James Gallery Exhibitions
January 5th - February 3rd Michael Bezrudczyk
February 7th - March 4th Mark Harutunian
April 7th - May 6th Paintings by Rita Bond
May 12th - May 31st Paintings of Sue Tracanna
PEACE POSTER CONTEST The Winners of the 2004 International Peace Poster Contest "Give Peace A Chance" sponsored by the Simsbury Lions Club are: 1st place Michelle S, 2nd place Hunter N., 3rd place Lauren P., and Honorable Mention Annie U.
1st place winner - Michelle S. (8th grade)
To view the winning posters please go to the Online Student Art Exhibit site. There is a link to each poster.
The Henry James Online Student Art Exhibit has been updated, be sure to take a look and see what other Henry James students have created in art class. Or, if your work has been selected, congratulations and take a look at how it appears online!
Please scroll down to view all the LINKS, ACTIVITIES and RESOURCES available on this website!
* Origami using a step-by-step process
* How to draw ANIME by baka neko.
Excellent site for Anime!
and check out a *Mesoamerican Ballgame
this is a great site!
* Lascaux Cave Art Try this one!
MULTICULTURAL ART LINKS
Oaxacan Art (Oaxaca, Mexico)
Northwest Coast Native Americans
West Indian Art (Haitian/Cuban/Jamaican)
Andy Goldsworthy (nature)
Alexander Calder (sculptor)
Bev Doolittle (illusions)
Catherine Elliot (painting-local artist)
M.C. Escher (tessellations)
Leonardo DaVinci (painter/inventor)
Mrs. A's Artwork Sculptures/ Paintings
Jackson Pollock (abstract painter)
Mr. K's Artwork Paintings and Drawings
Jesus Moroles (Sculptor)
Georges Seurat (Pointalism)
Chihuly (glass sculpting)
Van Gogh (Painter)
Renaissance Artists (Paintings)
John Biggers (drawings/murals)
Mrs. A's Artwork 2 (Sculptures)
Faith Ringgold (Quilts, paintings)
Corry Stuart (Painting)
Claire Corey (Digital Painting)
Alfredo Arreguin(Painter) nature/pattern
"HOW TO" LINKS
Throwing on the Wheel step by step
2-point perspective drawing
General and Interdisciplinary LINKS
World Arts Resources (search)
ART WEBQUESTS (Extra Credit)
*ROCK ART: Painted Rocks Webquest Go to TASKS and complete Task 2 and Task 5. Be sure to read and follow directions carefully. (You may complete these tasks without a partner.) Hand in your artwork and the answers to your questions to receive extra credit. Have fun!
Aboriginal Webquest Read all the directions provided on the first page. Go to the Analysis Worksheet and open file. Follow the directions as closely as possible. Answer the questions in the 8 boxes on the Analysis worksheet. If this assignment is completed correctly, it will replace your lowest art grade (but be sure all directions have been followed as closely as possible.) Enjoy!
*Webquest Scavenger Hunt Print out the form and answer the questions by searching for the information using the internet. Enjoy!
*Art Tales Webquest Choose whether you will be a Frontier Explorer, Field Guide or Museum Curator and follow the directions. Publish your information (story) on the site and be sure it shows up in the link called "This Month's Tales." Publish it using your first name to receive credit. Be creative!
*The Art of Culture Webquest Complete #6 under the "PROCESS" heading by choosing one of the cultures. Before creating your artwork, complete Questions #1, #4 and #7 of the "CULTURAL QUESTIONS" These questions should be handed in with your final work of art. Have fun!
*Cubist Portrait Webquest Read the Introduction, the Task, and look at the Historical Artists and examples Seriations. Then, using a program like Metacreations or any art program that you may have at home, create a Cubist Portrait of yourself. Hand in your artwork with a brief description of Cubism to receive credit. Be creative and have fun!
Please be sure to visit the HJMS Student Art Exhibit!
This is the HJMS Mural found in the cafeteria. It was painted during the 1999-2000 school year through the effort of many students, staff and faculty. "Remember the Past, Imagine the Future" was created in celebration of the millenium. It was designed, transfered to the wall and painted by HJMS students. It is approximately 7' x 40' in size.
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