paintng with a theme

Fresh paint


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Wednesday afternoon art students explored new methods of painting recently.

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Students investigated painting with paint scrapers.

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The focus was on using the primary colors of paint along with a layer of crayon.

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Everyone had the opportunity to use many different tools in the process.

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Everyone had fun exploring the limits of the tools, paint and their new techniques.

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“If you could say it with words there would be no need for painting.” Through this project students were given an opportunity to understand this idea from Edward Hopper.

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Here are some examples of the students’ work.

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Painting at the Hope Center -Week 3


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Students continued to add layers of color to their images of hope.

 

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Learning to use masking tape to create various sizes and widths of lines was a new idea for the students.

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Choosing the right colors to add a new layer is a fun but challenging task.

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The results of the new layer were very exciting to the kids.

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The next step was to add another layer of lettering using stencils and spray paint.

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Everyone was excited to learn this process.

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Multiple layers of lettering and color were added to the images.

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With immediate results the kids were thrilled with this process.

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Finally one more layer of color was strategically added to the images.

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This was a great end to a very fun session of painting for the kids at the Willard Hope Center.

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