Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Illustrated Quotes

Inspired by "Groom's Arrival" by Paul Klee

Kindergarten artists looked at Paul Klee's piece "Groom's Arrival."  We observed how this picture was made with mostly continuous lines and how each closed space was filled completely with color.  Kindergartners used oil pastels to create a picture in the style of Paul Klee's painting.  

Friday, May 24, 2013

Inspired by "the Goldfish" by Henri Matisse

First and second graders looked at Matisse's goldfish painting.  We talked about Matisse's use of bright colors and patterns.  They used oil pastels and watercolor to observe the resist technique.

Matisse once said,
"I wouldn't mind turning into a vermillion goldfish."

Here is the goldfish by Matisse:


Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Bridge Street Art Fair

Welcome to the Bridge Street Art Fair! 

Pastel Artist Judy Greenwald at the Artisans' Gallery

Needle Felter Neysa Russo at the Artisans' Gallery

Art at the Green Closet

Art by Harwood Union High School students

Look at all those bikes!  Way to Rock 'n' Roll!

Zentangles led by Ashley and Hana

Flag Painting with Meg Reinhold

Rock painting led by Katie Babic and student leadership group

Pottery with Leigh Stockton

Printmaking with Macy Moulton

Wool felted creatures at the craft fair

Felted wool gnome hat

 Potter Leslie Montalto is rakin' it in! 

The Moretown Minstrels 

Face painting station by Mel from the Children's Center

Enjoy lunch from the Bridge Street Butchery by the river 

Line out the door at the Sweet Spot! Over 200 scoops served! 

Dave Bolger and the Moretown Minstrels

Silk Paintings and Monet's Waterlilies

Ice Cream from the Sweet Spot! Mmmmm! 

Serena and Scout with beautiful blown glass pieces 

Candy Barr painting en plein aire 

Sadie Bolger wows the crowd! 

Pottery wheel with Leigh

Water for sale by the Girls on the Run Team! 

Print-making with Macy 

Fayston Art Auction 

Ice Cream all around! 

An incredible breakdance routine entertained everyone

Rob Dasaro and son play together to get the crowd dancing

Go Meg!  Couldn't have pulled this Event off without Meg Schultz of Meg's Events!



Replay Dance Crew 

Rock Painting! 

So tired!  What a busy day! 

Candy Barr with her finished painting

SugarShack rocks into the evening! 

Rock Painting with Katie Babic

Flag Painting with Meg Reinhold

Pottery by Leigh

Never doubt a veteran art teacher... Moretown Elementary teacher, Lisa Harvey, knew just what to do!