Friday, January 11, 2019

Kaleidescope Art Show

Congratulations to the following students for having their art work chosen for the county wide Kaleidoscope Art Show. Our students work is on display now at The Art Station at Big Shanty. Come see our talented artists’ work!

Olivia Medlin – 8th – Mixed Media

Isaac Robson – 6th – Colored Pencil

Bella Churchill – 8th – Mixed Media

Alex (Mary)  Starr – 8th -  Colored Pencil

Abby Elise Romer – 6th – Mixed Media

Monday, January 7, 2019

Syllabus 2018-2019

                         Please sign here!

Monday, December 17, 2018

Artist Biography Project

I am starting to see some great artist biography projects coming together this week in the art room. All biography projects are due Wednesday, December 19th. Here is HOW TO TURN THEM IN:

PowerPoint: Share with Ms. Heyser via Office 365 -
Flyer: On paper - turn it into your class box. Digital - email link to
Write: On paper - turn it into your class box. Digital - email  to
Podcast: Email the link to
Blabberize/Other: Email the link to
Music: Email the link to
Make Art: Turn it into your class box
Act: Arrange a time to perform or record. Email the link to  recording to
Movie: Email the link to

*Please do not send these to my school email address!

If  you have any questions or need help sharing your project please see me by the end of the day Wednesday. If you need extra help or more time to finish please come to Mav Block on Tuesday, 12/18.  I am excited to see your work!

Friday, December 14, 2018

End of Course Wrap Up

As the end of the quarter approaches there are a couple of deadlines that you need to know. 

* Sculpture Test Recovery - test retake is Monday, 12/17/18

* All late projects need to be turned in (put it in my hand not the box) by Wednesday, 12/19/18

* Artist Biography projects are due Wednesday, 12/19/18 - if you chose a digital format please email the link to 

Monday, November 26, 2018

Cartouche Generator

Dear 7th Grade Students -

Here you go! Have fun!

Don't forget to screen capture your phone so you have this as a reference for your clay piece.

Sculpture Quiz

The Crayon Lab is sculpting! All students (except VC1) will be having a sculpture vocabulary quiz on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018.

You should have better notes in your sketchbook from our introduction to sculpture presentation. Please use them to study!

Sculpture Quiz Definitions
1.      Modeling - soft material that is built up 
2.      Carving - material is chipped or carved away
3.      Casting  - metal is poured into a mold
4.      Assembling - variety of materials joined together
5.      Kinetic - sculpture that contains moving parts
6.      Installation - site specific art that transforms space          
7.      Representational - art that has recognizable subject matter 
8.      Abstract - art that is a simplified form of reality  
9.      Non-objective - no recognizable subject matter
10.   Relief -  forms project from flat surface

Friday, November 16, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing you all a very Happy Thanksgiving!
Here are a couple of art related jokes you can share on turkey day!

Q. What was the pilgrim’s favorite sculptural material?
A. Plymouth rock.

Q. Why was the turkey’s sketchbook always blank?
A. He liked to wing it.