4th Grade
Art Projects for November- December:

A Fall Botanical Drawing:  Students use the line drawing technique to create a drawing of a fall botanical object such as a pumpkin, apple, pear, leaf, acorn etc.  They create a background drawing of overlapping leaves drawn in line.  The drawing is completed by coloring with  markers. 

Thanksgiving Portraits:  Students draw a head and shoulders drawing of a pilgrim or Native American.  The drawings are based upon reference drawings of historical figures. They color their drawing in authentic color combinations, using blended oil pastels for the figures and chalk backgrounds.


A Christmas Wreath:  Students draw a large decorated Christmas wreath with a bow on large yellow composition paper.  They are instructed to draw realistic greenery, either pine or holly,.  Red berries are also included. The composition is colored to look realistic, using blended oil pastels