Visual Arts

Square 1 Art Orders

Square 1 Art Orders

Parents, Square 1 Art order packets are going home today and tomorrow during conferences.  They will also be sent home next week Monday, November 6th and Tuesday, November 7th during art class.  Participating in the ordering phase of Square 1 Art is an important way to support your child.  You not only are supporting their success in art by having their artwork printed on memorable items, you are also supporting the ACS visual arts program. …

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Fall Conferences and Square 1 Art

Fall Conferences and Square 1 Art

I hope to see you next week in the art room for fall conferences.  There is not a schedule so please make some time to stop by before or after your child’s conference.   I will be passing out Square 1 Art catalogues as well as showing original pieces that students worked on.   Don’t forget to come by!    

Calligraphy and Classroom Climate

Calligraphy and Classroom Climate

During the first week of school 3rd and 4th grade students learned the art form of Tibetan Calligraphy from the Monks visiting from the Gaden Shartse Phukhang Monastery.  Students in grades 1-6 have been learning about this art form while practicing brush control and painting techniques.  Grades K-8 have also been working on setting up a classroom climate and establishing routines in the art room.  We are focusing on ART!  A (always do your best), R…

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Art supplies for the upcoming school year

Art supplies for the upcoming school year

I hope this blog finds you relishing in long summer days, playing, creating and exploring.  The 2017-2018 school year is around the corner!  All students at ACS are supplied with their art supplies and materials at school.  However, if your child is in the 5th-8th grades he/she will need his/her own sketchbook for weekly homework and daily warm up activities.  It is preferred that you buy your child an 8 1/2 by 11″ (or close to) HARDBOUND…

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Student artwork on display in Aspen

Student artwork on display in Aspen

Parents, teachers and ACS students,  It’s spring and time to celebrate art!  The annual Art Start art show featuring artwork from all Aspen schools grades K-8 is on display at the Red Brick Center for the Arts in Aspen from April 6-27th.  Mark your calendars and come to the opening if possible April 13th from 4-6 pm.  Every student from ACS has at least one piece of art in the show and many students have…

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