What kind of summer fruit do you like? This week, FS1-2 friends drew a picture of a cool summer fruit, watermelon, and made several layers to create the shape of the inside of the watermelon using colored paper. We tried to draw a picture by observing the shape of an actual watermelon through photos, and then we tried to create the appearance of taking a bite.
This week, using traditional Korean paper, we created a picture of the four gentlemen (plum, orchid, chrysanthemum, and bamboo) using the collage technique.
We finally finished Frida Kahlo’s watermelon. A beautiful piece of art was completed that took time. In the remaining time, we had time to briefly learn about the life of the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali.
In the next class, we will learn about his work in depth and study Surrealism art.
This week, we created an ice cream using clay. We made the inside of the ice cream using crumpled paper, put white clay on it as a base, and put on toppings we wanted to eat, such as macarons and chocolate sticks with colourful clay. The FS1-2 friends even tried to imitate eating the ice cream they made because it looked so delicious.
This week, we completed our work we started last week.
Our friends coloured following Georgia O’Keeffe’s drawings of using a variety of colorful colors.
How are children’s work which Georgia O’Keeffe’s flower paintings expressed with their own senses? This time children were able to recognize the appearance of various flowers while drawing close-up flowers unlike general paintings.
May is Family Month in Children’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Teacher’s Day. There are many ways to express gratitude to those you are grateful for, but if you express your feelings through writing or drawing, it will be even more special, right? This week, we drew a carnation using the traditional ink painting and calligraphy techniques we are learning and wrote a phrase to express our gratitude. We drew a carnation using a plus pen and paint practiced how to write the phrases “I love you” and “thank you”, and we drew it on the envelope.
This week, we studied American artist Georgia O’Keeffe. Georgia O’Keeffe is famous for painting flowers. She was famous for finding her inspiration in nature. The flower objectifications she created throughout her career is her best-known works. The Y1-2 children understood Georgia’s life and tried to draw Georgia O’Keeffe’s art piece. To create a blending effect, we used pastels and the children’s work will be completed next week.
Following last week, this week, we learned about ‘the Four Gentlemen’ drawn by Korean painters. Each of the paintings tell which of ‘the Four Gentlemen’ is represented by starting the season and naming symbol. Also, the kids learned about great artists were also great poets. The poems on the painting express the painter’s ideas. and emotions, and also provide decorative beauty to the painting. Each of the children tried to express the four gentlemen they wanted to draw. It was hard to believe that it was the first time, so wonderful works came out. Everyone did a great job!