Pioneer PTA

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Value Jellyfish

Jellyfish Art The third graders learned how to create a tiny to shade value scale using tempera paint. The oil pastels and chalk jellyfish were accented with black seaweed and paint splatter bubbles for dimension. The result is a beautiful mixed media painting with rich color and fun shapes. Jellyfish Art

4th Grade Matisee- inspired Art

Fourth graders worked hard on their Matisse-inspired dancers. The paper collage project focused on creating movement in a composition using a variety of shapes, bold lines and lots of color. 

4th Grade Art
4th Grade Art


Our first grade students were read “The Cat and the Bird” by Geraldine Elschner that discusses the artistic style of Paul Klee. They created a directed line drawing in oil crayon and filled it in by blending chalk pastels to create this whimsical abstract cat.

Klee CatsKlee Cats


Self Portraits

Second graders learned about Picasso’s cubist period through the book, “Just Behave, Pablo Picasso!” by Jonah Winter. Then they created their own abstract portrait using black marker and watercolor. 

Self Portraits

Colorful Circles like Kandinsky

The Kinders were read “The Noisy Paintbox” by Barb Rosenstock that highlights the use of colors and shapes in Kandisky’s art. The students created their own colorful piece of circle art using cut paper and oil pastels.

Colorful Circles Colorful Circles

Colorful Circles