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In addition to creating art and making connections with a story they'd read, second grade students also learned a little about the properties of glass. They looked for pieces that were transparent, translucent and opaque. Their glass art is comprised of several small pieces which will fuse together in a 1400 F kiln. 
Second grade students read The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. Keats used various papers, fabric and paint to create the illustrations for his timeless book. Just as Keats placed various shapes together, the second grade students used solid glass shapes of differing sizes and shapes to create their own snowy day art.

The second grade students' glass artwork has been carefully packed and will be delivered to Brazee Street Studios tomorrow. I'll post pictures and information soon. I hope the students had as much fun as I did today!

SASEAS School Art Show

ART SHOW - Please mark your calendars for our school art show.  Every student in grades K - 8 will have one work of art on display.  The show will be located in the Seton Cafe from 6 - 8 PM on Thursday, January 29.  We are preparing and displaying 394 works of art and trying to keep our display costs to a minimum.  If you are willing to assist or contribute, please e-mail Mrs. Mascolino at  Items needed:  tabletop easels, plate display stands and black table cloths.  Please feel free to drop off any items to Sandy at the Seton Campus.  Anyone interested in assisting with the set up for the show should arrive after 1:00 PM on Thursday, Jan. 29.  We will also need volunteers to help in dismantling the show at 8:00 PM.

Eighth grade students are using acrylic paint to mix tints and shades. These two examples were painted by Lindsay S.

Check out more photos of fifth grade students experimenting with chromatography and their resulting artwork in my photo albums!

SASEAS School Art Show

Our school art show will be displayed in the Seton Cafeteria on Thursday, January 29th. The doors will open at 6 pm and close at 8 pm. For one evening 394 works of incredible art will be displayed together. Please stop by to check out your child's art. Hope to see you there!

This morning students in 5A experimented some more with chromatography. Inks and markers are often combinations of several colored dyes. The dyes can be separated through a process called chromatography and the end result is amazing art.
These two artworks were created by Stephen. Check out my photo album to see more of the students' results.

I've posted several pictures of our students and their artwork in my photo albums. Please check them out and have a wonderful Christmas! 

Seventh grade students have been working on optical illusion illustrations. This work in progress is by Joely. Check out my photo albums to see more seventh grade art. Each seventh grade student's illustration will be displayed in the art show January 29th.
Artwork by Zack
The kindergarten students drew the zoo at Christmas time. All the kindergarten students' zoo drawings will be displayed during the art show Thursday, January 29th, 2015. More details to come!