Sunday, November 2, 2014
|Ian, Grade 3|
|Christa, Grade 3|
|Tamia, Grade 3|
|Ava, Grade 3|
|Ally, Grade 3|
Saturday, November 1, 2014
|The 6th-8th grade class has been working on a project that challenged them to think like Frida Kahlo. Frida painted many self-portraits, and they had definite somber moods. She achieved the effect of gloom in her work in several ways, one of which was the background. She often used symbolism, colors and settings that showed the constant pain and suffering in her life. Her facial expression reinforced the feeling. The middle schoolers were asked to take a selfie and to superimpose it on a background. Their challenge was to create a mood using colors, symbols or settings, just like Frida. Here are some of the finished selfies...|
|Rylee's Minecraft Mona, Grade 5|
|Giana's Vampire Mona Lisa, Grade 4|
|Aria's Cat Mona Lisa, Grade 4|
|Keshawn's Angel Mona Lisa, Grade 4|
|Alex's "Frida Lisa", Grade 5|
|Manuel's Villager Mona Lisa, Grade 5|
|Samuel's Viking Mona Lisa, Grade 4|
|Analiz's Modern Mona Lisa, Grade 5|
|Melanie's Clown Mona Lisa, Grade 5|
|Lily's Chicagoan Mona Lisa, Grade 5|
|Victoria's Super Hero Mona Lisa, Grade 5|
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