6th grade

Examines art through the use of the Elements of Art: Line, Shape, Color, Space, and Texture. After an introductory "getting to know you" metaphoric self portrait, we begin to explore the world of Line.


We study Bridget Riely and her Op Art

Create a still life with an invented background for Shape and Space


Investigate Tempera painting techniques for the Color Unit.


Work with clay to make pinch pots to explore Texture


AND make our own paper!