PS/IS 686 | Brooklyn, NY

Art Room update week of 2/11/19

CONGRATULATIONS to Abigail Maksin (402), Iris Lee (502), and Julianne Ng (701) whose artwork has been accepted into the 2019 Brooklyn Borough Arts Festival! Their artwork will be shown at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, with an opening reception on May 13 from 5:30PM-8:00PM.

Kindergarteners explored abstract painting after looking at Piet Mondrian’s work.
First graders continued to work on their collage owls with torn paper.
Second graders started to draw and paint a patterned background for pattern weaving with a silhouette.
Third grade continued their Laurel Burch (1945-2007), cats and dogs with analogous colors (3 colors next to one another on the color wheel).
Fourth grade continued coiling baskets in one of 2 different ways.
Half of Fifth grade are finishing their one-point perspective name drawings. The other half have begun weaving in the round.
Sixth graders are still working on their tessellations.
Seventh graders continued their endangered animals scratchboard portraits, listing their species, habitat, and how many remain in the wild.
Eighth graders are still working on their Chuck Close grid method self portraits.
Seventh grade Fine Arts Elective students are working on a still life unit.
Fifth grade Elective students are working on mosaics.