Space Towns

The 3rd and 4th graders are currently working on space towns – these cities, towns, villages, resorts, or environments of some sort are meant to show the students’ understanding of the use of space in an artwork.

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Students learned about the 6 ways to show space in an artwork and drew examples in his/her sketchbook.  Students then worked on a rough draft drawing showing the uses of space in a way they found interesting – hence the city, town, village, etc.

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Some students chose to create ocean scenes.

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Some chose to portray roads with buildings from linear perspective.

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Collage is the main media students are using for this unit – everything from magazines, newspapers, to wallpaper books.

Check back next week to see their progress and see how details and finishing touches are added.

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