George Washington Elementary School

Kingsport, Tennessee
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Artwork Projects - this school year (since July 2015)
 
Terra Cotta Owls (73 artworks)
May 2016, taught by Howard Dale
5th graders created owl sculptures in the art room. Tempera paints were used to finish the look.
   
 
Spring Has Sprung! (121 artworks)
Apr 2016, taught by Howard Dale
April showers bring May flowers, and our K-1 students are looking forward to bountiful blooms.
   
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Illuminated Manuscripts (71 artworks)
Apr 2016, taught by Howard Dale
5th graders studied block prints and images from medieval manuscripts as well as study the art of calligraphy. After de ...
   
 
Stained Glass Windows (67 artworks)
Apr 2016, taught by Howard Dale
Stained glass windows were first created in the middle ages. They brought light and color into dark interiors. Kinderg ...
   
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Coat of Arms (76 artworks)
Apr 2016, taught by Howard Dale
2nd and 3rd-graders in Learning Center C created their unique coat of arms in what appears to be hammered metal. The me ...
   
 
Castles in Clay (74 artworks)
Apr 2016, taught by Howard Dale
4th-grade students worked meticulously on forming these clay dwellings. After being fired in the kiln, students then pa ...
   
 
Medieval Castles (72 artworks)
Apr 2016, taught by Howard Dale
Kindergartners and 1st-graders drew, outlined, cut, and glued these creations to create stunning castles.
   
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Dragon's Lair (86 artworks)
Apr 2016, taught by Howard Dale
Imagine exploring a mysterious cave. You turn the corner, only to discover you've stumbled upon a dragon's lair! 2nd a ...
   
 
Concentric Designs (133 artworks)
Mar 2016, taught by Howard Dale
K-1 students worked on creating three concentric designs that grow and grow until they merge. Color patterns were also ...
   
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Mar 2016, taught by Howard Dale
We took inspiration from Charles Demuth's work "I Saw the Figure Five in Gold" and created our own versions with our own ...
   
 
Feb 2016, taught by Howard Dale
Young students had to work on their fine motor skills with this project. Drawing with glue can be tricky (and sticky), ...
   
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Rainy Days and Mondays (66 artworks)
Feb 2016, taught by Howard Dale
Capturing a specific mood can be difficult. Our rainy, gloomy days we've had have inspired us to capture that feeling o ...
   
 
K-1 Color Mixing (94 artworks)
Feb 2016, taught by Howard Dale
Primary colors create secondary colors. Art students became color scientists to create images reminiscent of Kandinsky ...
   
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Winter Silhouettes (111 artworks)
Jan 2016, taught by Howard Dale
The strong contrast of the bright sky against the dark shadows of late evening are captured in the students' paintings. ...
   
 
Jan 2016, taught by Howard Dale
This week, kindergartners and 1st graders focus on proper painting procedures and how to take care of painting materials ...
   
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Wishing for a snow day! (99 artworks)
Jan 2016, taught by Howard Dale
Kindergartners and 1st graders imagined what they would do on a snow day. Their wishes came true; we had three snow day ...
   
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Ring in the new year! (156 artworks)
Jan 2016, taught by Howard Dale
We celebrate the beginning of a new year. Concentric designs and bright colors make these drawings look festive and ene ...
   
 
Dec 2015, taught by Howard Dale
Students used texture plates to capture simulated texture from actual texture. Watercolor washes were applied and feath ...
   
 
K/1 Draw Chalk Snowmen (48 artworks)
Dec 2015, taught by Howard Dale
After drawing in pencil and outlining in glue, students used chalk pastels to make their creations come to life!
   
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Snowmen School Pictures (184 artworks)
Dec 2015, taught by Howard Dale
What if snowmen went to school? What would their school picture look like in the yearbook? Students created these amaz ...
   
 
Impressionistic Mountains (112 artworks)
Oct 2015, taught by Howard Dale
Students used oil pastels to draw impressionistic dots on cut paper. The fall leaves on the mountains pop against the c ...
   
 
Self-Portrait 2 (149 artworks)
Oct 2015, taught by Howard Dale
After a unit study on drawing the human face, students drew self portraits using art mirrors.
   
 
K-1 Create Cats (114 artworks)
Oct 2015, taught by Howard Dale
Drawing, cutting, gluing, and coloring are the steps to make a terrofic cat.
   
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Sep 2015, taught by Howard Dale
Oil pastels against a black background create a stunning image. Falling leaves were the inspiration for these creations ...
   
 
Self-Portrait 1 (154 artworks)
Sep 2015, taught by Howard Dale
Students were given a drawing mirror, a sheet of manila paper, and a sharpened pencil. The goal was to draw what they s ...
   
 
Here, there be dragons! (114 artworks)
Sep 2015, taught by Howard Dale
Kindergarten and 1st graders create these complex creatures by applying simple shapes and lines.
   
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Keith Haring Inspired Art (262 artworks)
Sep 2015, taught by Howard Dale
Students studied the life and work of American artist, Keith Haring. After examining the artist's style, students creat ...
   
 
K/1 Self Portraits (132 artworks)
Sep 2015, taught by Howard Dale
What do I look like? Kindergartners and 1st graders show us how they envision themselves in these drawings.
   
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2nd and 3rd Abstract Art (164 artworks)
Aug 2015, taught by Howard Dale
Abstraction is harder than you think! 2nd and 3rd grade students complete this task with gusto!
   
 
Super Art (27 artworks)
Aug 2015, taught by Howard Dale
This gallery was created to share students' personal drawings. These works of art are their own creation and were made ...
   
 
Cutting and Gluing in K/1 (105 artworks)
Aug 2015, taught by Howard Dale
Kindergartners and 1st graders practice using scissor safety and proper gluing techniques while creating interesting des ...
   
 
4th Grade Hidden Name (80 artworks)
Aug 2015, taught by Howard Dale
Students created the framework of their abstract art by writing their names using only straight lines. Patterns and col ...
   
 
5th Grade Hidden Name (82 artworks)
Aug 2015, taught by Howard Dale
Students created the framework of their abstract art by writing their names using only straight lines. Patterns and col ...
   
Artwork Projects - last school year (July 2014 - June 2015)
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Activity this school year (since July 2015)
3683 published artworks 376 comments
 
542 artist statements 522 artist fans
Counts are updated at the beginning of each day.
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School Awards & Honors
  2001-2002 Fan Clubs Award
Ranked #1 in Tennessee (#1 in the nation) for fan club signups among all schools
  2001-2002 Leadership Award
Ranked #8 in Tennessee (#183 in the nation) for overall participation among elementary schools
  2001-2002 Art Publishing Award
Ranked #9 in Tennessee (#185 in the nation) for art published among elementary schools
  2001-2002 Fan Clubs Award
Ranked #1 in Tennessee (#1 in the nation) for fan club signups among elementary schools
  2001-2002 Comments Award
Ranked #7 in Tennessee (#150 in the nation) for comments posted among elementary schools
view all awards (13 awards in all)
 
Student Hall of Fame
Shown are five randomly-selected students who have entered the Hall of Fame this year.
 Adam10912
awarded on 2/10/2016
 Alayna1209
awarded on 12/17/2015
 Ava11293
awarded on 12/15/2015
 Bobbi177
awarded on 11/14/2015
 Thomas13125
awarded on 10/4/2015
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Recent visitor comments ...
It's wonderful!! -- Kim
left for Nick9941
Millie, this is very good artwork! You're a great little artist. Maybe one day, you'll be famous. We love you and are proud of you! Good luck in your advancement into middle school! Papaw and Mamaw. -- Rick
left for Millie283
I love it!! I hope that he gets to bring it home so I can put it on my work desk!!! Great Job!!! -- Nancy
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Recent artist statements ...
Panting it. And. Marking it
written by Beckham91
I think the most challenging part of making the dragon is not panting in the lines.
written by Claire6145
I liked painting my dragon.
written by Benjamin10919
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