Thursday, December 17, 2015

Winter Trees!

Done by: Tiago, 3rd grade
Materials Used: Tissue paper, moistened tissue paper

Wednesday, September 23, 2015


Done by  Helen R., Kindergarten
Materials Used: crayons, popsiclestics
Lesson Focus:  Using scissors
Book used "The Little Scarecrow Boy"

Friday, September 4, 2015

"The Statue of Liberty"

Done by: Jemina V., 3rd grade
Learning Focus: U.S. Symbols
Matterials:  various coloring implements

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Space Shuttle!

Done by: Dulce, 2nd grade
Materials Used:  Color Crayons

Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Done by: Hector R., 3rd grade
Materials Used: writing pencils, color crayons
Inspired by: Ansel Adams

Friday, April 17, 2015

Monet Bridge

Done by: Varsha A., 3rd grade
Inspired by: Claude Monet
Materials Used: Water Color Pencils

Monday, March 2, 2015

Dr. Seuss Trees!

Done by: Lialia, Kinder
Materials Used: Crayons, Construction Paper
Books Used: Dr. Seuss books

Monday, January 26, 2015

Ocean Shadow Box!

Done by: Katherine, 2nd grade
Inspired by: Japanese artist Hosukai
Materials used:  Sharpies Markers, Plastic Boxes, Packing Tape

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Gingerbread Houses!

Done by: Ben, 2nd grade Materials Used: Folded Paper,Crayons,Markers

Friday, December 5, 2014


Made by:1st graders; Ilse,Lincoln, and Amayu Materials Used: Colored Markees, Glitter

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Colorful Horses!

Done By: Angela M., 3rd grade
Inspired by: Artist Franz Marc
Materials Used:  Tempera Paints, Color Crayons

Spider Web!

Done By: Ryston S., 3rd grade
Inspired by poem"The Spider and the Fly"
Materials Used:  Oil Pastels

Friday, September 26, 2014

Our School!

Done By:  Natilie K, 3rd Grade
Materials Used:  Cardboard "canvas", Tempra Paint, Sharpies
Books Used:  Own "First Day of School" Stories

Floating Shapes!

Done By: Sophia H., 1st Grade
Materials Used:  Colored Markers
Books Used:  "Red, Yellow & Blue" song

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Ming Vases!

Done By: Dylan G.T., 1st Grade
Inspired By Traditional Chinese Ming PoteryMaterials Used:  Tempra Paint, Oil Pastels
Books Used:  Pictures of Ming vases and picture books on Chinese culture.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Stain Glass Windows!

Done By:  Suzette H., 2nd grade
Inspired By:  Marc Chagall
Materials Used:  Water Colors, Oil Pastels, Oil
Books Used:  "Marc Chagall", by Mike Venezia

Crazy 3D Hand!

Done By:  Eduardo C.-R., 2nd grade
Inspired By:  Dr.Seuss
Materials Used:  Color Crayons
Books Used: "The Cat in the Hat",by Dr. Seuss

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Melting Clocks!

Done by:  Helen A., 3rd grade
Inspired by: Salvador Dali
Materials Used:  Quick Dry Clay, Tempera Paint
Books Used:  "Salvador Dali", by Mike Venezia

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Kalidascope Ornaments!

Done by:  Suzette H. and Evelyn B., 2nd Grade
Inspired by Traditions
Materials Used:  Print Offs, Color Pencils, Glitter

Monday, November 11, 2013

Silly American Gothic!

Done by:  Analissa R., 1st grade
Inspired by:  Artist Grant Wood
Materials Used:  Scissors, Crayons, Reprinted artwork,
Art Terms:  Foreground, Background, Perspective, Parody
Books Used:  "Grant Wood", by Mike Valenzia

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Pumpkins & Hay Stacks!

Done by: Cesar A., 1st Grade
Materials Used:  Oil Pastels
Inspired by:  Paul Ceszanne
Books Used:  "Paul Cezanne" by Mike Veneiza


 Done by:  Johnny H., Transitional Kinder
Materials Used:  Rock, Tempera Paint, Permanent Marker, Googly eyes
Inspired by:  Nature
Books Used:  "5 Little Pumpkins" song

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

A Cool Star!

Done by:  Evelyn M., 3rd Grade
Inspired by:  Nature
Materials Used:  Postcard
Lesson emphasis:  Patterns/Color Blending/Observation

Rainbow Umbrella!

Done by:  Virginia M., 3rd Grade
Inspired by:  Georges Seurat
Materials Used:  Crayons, water color paint, markers
Lesson Focus:  Primary Colors/The Color Wheel/Pointillism
Books Used:  "George Seurat", by Mike Venezia, "Mouse Magic", by Ellen Stoll Walsh

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Cherry Blossoms!

Done by: Nicole W., 3rd Grade (Blackford Elem.)
Inspired by:  Japanese Artwork
Materials Used:  Colored Crayons, copy paper

Tuesday, May 14, 2013


Done by:  Suzette H., 1st Grade
Inspired by:  Paul Klee
Materials Used:  Transparency Sheets, Permanent Markers,  Water Color Paints, Foil Sheets
Books Used:  "Paul Klee" by Mike Venizia, "Rainbow Fish" by

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Rock Guitars!

Done by:  Gloria, 2nd grade
Inspired by:  Modern Art
Materials Used:  Weaved Construction Paper, Colored Markers, Florescent Paints
Books Used:  "Punk Farm" and "Punk Farm on Tour", by Jared J. Krosoczka

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Island Trees!

Done by:  Samantha O., 3rd grade
Inspired by:  Paul Gauguin
Materials Used:  Black Ink Pens, Primary colored markers
Books Used:  "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom!", by, "Paul Gauguin", by Mike Venezia,

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Picasso Heart!

Done By:  Alexia B., 2nd grade
Inspired by:  Pablo Picasso
Materials Used:  Ink Pens, Watercolor Paints
Books Used:  "Pablo Picasso", by Mike Venezia

Tuesday, January 8, 2013


Done by:  Layal A. , Kinder
Inspired by:  Nature and Snowflake Bentley
Materials Used:  Dollie, Glue, Salt, Confetti
Books Used:  Winter and Snow Themed books

Friday, December 21, 2012

"The Nutcracker & Prince"

Done by Anna E. and Bethany E.

Done by:  Mrs. Ike's 1st Grade
Inspired by: "The Nutcracker" Ballet
Materials Used:  Empty Fabric Bolts, Cut Construction Paper Shapes
Books Used:  "The Nutcracker"

Friday, November 16, 2012

"Degas Dancers"

 Done by:  Makena G. and Orlando M., 1st Grade
Inspired by: Edgar Degas
Materials used:  Colored Tissue Paper
Books used:
“Degas and the Little Dancer”, by Laurence Anholt.
“Edgar Degas”, by Susan E. Meyer.
“Edgar Degas”, by Mike Venezia

Monday, October 15, 2012


Done by:  Giovani H.-T., -1st grade
Inspired by: "The Scream" by Edvard Munch
Materials used: Color Crayons, Scissors,
Books used:  Picture of the painting "The Scream" by Edvard Munch

Monday, September 17, 2012

"We The People"

Done by:  Nathalie VM--1st grade
Inspired by:  The U.S. Constitution
Materials Used:  Markers, ripped and crumpled paper, color crayons, watered down colored markers. black ink pen.
Books Used: "The U.S. Constitution" by Kathy Allen, "The U.S. Constitution" by Norman Pearl, and "We the Kids" by David Catrow

Friday, July 13, 2012

"1492 Map"

 Done by:  Yaritza A., 1st grade
Inspired by:  Columbus and other Explorers
Materials used:  Paper, Crayons, Stamps, Inkpads
Books used:  "The Discovery of the Americas" by, Betsy Maestro;  "In 1492" by Jean Marzollo

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Thursday, May 24, 2012


Done by: Samantha O., 2nd Grade
Inspired by: Nature
Materials used:  Construction Paper, Oil Pastels, Colored Markers, Color Crayons, Colored Pencils, mixed media, glitter glue
Books Used:  Books about the Seasons

Friday, April 20, 2012


Done by: Mario B., 2nd Grade
Inspired by Architecture
Materials Used: Cut Construction Paper, Chalk
Books Used: Pictures of Buildings, "Iggy Peck, Architect", by Dave Roberts

Saturday, March 10, 2012

"Aboriginal Animals"

Done by Abbygail M.-N., (Kinder)
Inspired by Australian Aboriginal art
Materials Used: Construction Paper, Oil Pastels, Templates
Books Used: "The Shape of Me and Other Things", by Dr. Seuss

Thursday, February 16, 2012


Done by Anthony G., 3rd Grade
Inspired by Tao-Chi
Materials Used: Water Color Paints, Wall Paper
Books Used: "The Dance of the Dragon"

Thursday, January 12, 2012


Done by: April S. (2nd grade)
Inspired by: Nature
Materials Used: Ripped paper, Water Color Pencils, Glitter Glue
Books Used: "Lui and the Sea Moon", by Keith Faulkner

Thursday, November 3, 2011

"A Solar System!"

Done by Victoria C., 2nd Grade
Inspiration: Scientists
Materials Used: Spray Bottle Paint, Oil Pastels
Books Used: Books on Space

Sunday, September 25, 2011

"Comic Words!"

Done By: Gisselle M. (First Grade)
Inspired By: Roy Lichtenstein
Materials Used: Colored Markers
Books Used: "Roy Lichtenstein", by Mike Venizia

Thursday, May 26, 2011

"A Little Country House"

Done by: Daisy R., 2nd grade
Inspired by: Grandma Moses
Materials Used: Folded and Cut Paper
Books Used: "Grandma Moses" by Mike Venezia, "Grandma Moses" by

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

"Wild West"

Done by Marco, Kindergarten
Done by: Isabel, 4th grade
Inspired by: Frederic Remington
Materials Used: Ripped Fancy Papers and Stickers
Books Used: "Frederic Remington" by Mike Venezia, "Fredric Remington", "Horses and Ponies", "Cowboys"

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

"In The Jungle"

Done by Jorge E., 4th Grade
Inspired by Henri Rousseau
Materials Used: Cut Paper and Colored Pencils
Books Used: "Henri Rousseau", by Mike Venezia, "The Rainforest Grew All Around", by Susan K. Mitchell, "Over in the Jungle" by Marianne Berkes, & "A Weekend with Rousseau" by Gilles Plazy

Friday, March 25, 2011

"Beautiful Mountains"

Done by Roandy H., 1st grade
Inspired by Paul Cezanne
Materials Used: Water Color Pencils

"Mosaic Heart"

Done by: Laura., 1st grade
Inspired by Jim Dine
Materials Used: Wall Paper Scraps