Welcome to Art at KES!
In Visual Arts class at Kernersville Elementary we explore various forms of art throughout history in many different cultures and learn about famous artists.
We create art and expand our knowledge of techniques from Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Here is an example of some topics we will cover at each grade level:
Kindergarten - Learn about line, shape and color; Draw, Paint, introduction to clay, paper sculpture and paper weaving; Pattern
1st grade - Learn about landscape, still-life and portraits; Elements of art; Clay
2nd grade - Famous Artists; Circle weaving; Slab/Pinch techniques with clay; Painting, drawing, collage, mixed media
3rd grade - Principles of design; Clay using several techniques; Weaving; Sculpture
4th grade - N.C. Art and Artists; Coil Pots
5th grade - Refining skills; perspective, shading, 2 and 3 dimensions; Abstract art; North American Art and Artists; Plaster MasksOur Art teachers are Ms. Susan Metts Ahlstrom and we will welcome a new art teacher this year.