A place to see what is happening in Fine Arts at Rocky Mountain School for the Gifted and Creative

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Valentine Book Invention

Q: WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU MIX A NEW BOOK BINDING MACHINE WITH VALENTINE'S DAY?


A: Valentine Books invented by a 6 year old innovator.

Practicing with art making tools

A five year old's first encounter with a lettering stencil is a powerful exerience.It was important for this student to "finish." even though his class had cleaned up all around him and had left the room. Before lifting the stencil to see the magical result, each letter was checked and double checked, to be sure that no pieces of any letters were missed. "Stencils are in many pieces" this student remarked.

Fibonacci on the line...

(Click the above title to go to fibonacci link)

Friday, February 01, 2008

Put Your Best Foot(art) Forward!

New art form?
Art sometimes pops up in unusual places…while sitting in on a class meeting recently, I noticed a student who was listening to the conversation, but seemed to have her mind on …”sock art.”




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Another student was noticed in the hall wearing his latest duct tape fashion. Did you know you can win a scholarship creating duct tape fashion for Prom? http://www.ducttapeguys.com/fashion/prom/index.html


(click title for Duct tape prom contest link)

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