Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Unmasked: Who Am I?

The students art show was tonight! It turned out perfectly :) The theme I choose was "Unmasked: Who am I? Adventures in the stages of portraiture and cultures around the world through masks" The students learned how to draw and paint portraits a month or so ago. Then, within the last three-four weeks, they learned about masks from around the world: Korea (my amazing friend MD taught my 1st graders, love!), Africa (Bubba came to visit - my little African mask JML brought back from S. Africa), Northwest Native North American (think lots of black and red with a splash of other colors, fabulous!), and Mayan (the funeral masks were quite popular with the students).