Fall is a great time of year for garden-based art projects.
Mr. Klinman’s kindergarteners have finished their series of garden images. Observational drawings began in the garden using viewfinders, followed by watercolor painting from photographs also through the viewfinders. The final component was in the computer lab. Using iPhoto, the students edited their photos, experimenting with saturation, hue, contrast, and brightness. The final results are fantastic examples of different perspectives of the same subject.
Some finished kindergarten projects (also displayed in school if you’d like to see more):
Also, Mr. Macomber’s third graders were in the garden, creating their earthworks today: