Neil Cummins Elementary
Corte Madera, California
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The Teachers of Neil Cummins School
Corte Madera, California
  
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Artwork Exhibits - this school year (since July 2014)
 
Van Gogh Sunflowers (20 artworks)
Mar 2015, taught by Liza Mathews
We viewed some of Van Gogh's happier works and then created our own sunflowers in his honor.
   
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Cherry Blossoms (20 artworks)
Mar 2015, taught by Liza Mathews
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Pagoda 2.0 (21 artworks)
Mar 2015, taught by Liza Mathews
In color!
   
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Pagoda Drawings (20 artworks)
Feb 2015, taught by Liza Mathews
We're studying Japan and looked at lots of different kinds of pagodas - we learned they are made of so many different sh ...
   
 
Feb 2015, taught by Liza Mathews
We studied the life of our first president and learned what life was like long ago as our country was formed. Students v ...
   
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Painted Dragons (21 artworks)
Feb 2015, taught by Liza Mathews
We finished all three chapter books in the dragon trilogy, and greatly enjoyed the adventures of Elmer and Boris! Our pa ...
   
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Painted Hearts (30 artworks)
Feb 2015, taught by Liza Mathews
We chose between making symmetry hearts or just painting our hearts any way that pleased us. We tried to surprise oursel ...
   
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Rainbow Hearts (21 artworks)
Jan 2015, taught by Liza Mathews
We practiced our fine motor/cutting skills as well as sequencing and gluing with this colorful project. What's not to lo ...
   
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O'Keeffe Pastels (20 artworks)
Jan 2015, taught by Liza Mathews
"I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty." We looked at flowers an ...
   
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Georgia O'Keeffe Flowers (21 artworks)
Jan 2015, taught by Liza Mathews
After we learned about Georgia O'Keeffe by viewing her work, we used what we know about warm/cool colors to create our o ...
   
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Snowman (21 artworks)
Jan 2015, taught by Liza Mathews
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Painted Birds (18 artworks)
Dec 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
Our directed drawings help us focus on making lines of various shapes and sizes, and help us with listening and followin ...
   
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Painted Cats (17 artworks)
Dec 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
Our same cat drawings embellished with watercolor. Colorful Cats!
   
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Cat Drawings (17 artworks)
Dec 2014, taught by Kate Lowe
Directed drawing with Miss Kate! Aren't they so incredibly cute! Great job following directions everyone! I love that t ...
   
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Winter Scene (21 artworks)
Dec 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
Paper Collage, learning about fore-, mid-, and backgrounds, and learning to change rectangles into triangles today!
   
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Leaf Prints (20 artworks)
Nov 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
We painted leaves and made a series of prints. We liked pressing them into the veins.
   
 
Hand/Foot Print Turkeys (19 artworks)
Nov 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
Lots of tracing and cutting experience as we traced and cut our hand/footprints and used those shapes to make another tu ...
   
 
Owls (24 artworks)
Nov 2014, taught by Taryn
We have been learning about the tree as a community and a habitat for animals, including OWLS! Thank you, Taryn, for tea ...
   
 
Nov 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
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Rainbow Fish #2 (19 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
We had so much fun with our first fish, we did another in a little different style. We learned about cool colors for the ...
   
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Pablo Picasso Faces (21 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
We learned about Picasso in a fun dvd on the big screen. Then we looked at some of his artwork and discovered the fun wa ...
   
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Texture Pictures (25 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
Today we learned that sometimes artists use texture in their pictures. We made our texture pictures with oil pastels.
   
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Fall Landscape (21 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Ms. Beery's Buddy Class
Our buddies taught us to draw a fall landscape with falling leaves and fall colors! It was our first time using colored ...
   
 
Rainbow Fish (22 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
After reading the book, Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister, we discussed elements of story and painted pictures of the main ...
   
 
Initial Paintings (21 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
We looking at a lot of LETTERS! Big lines, little lines, big curves, little curves......and we learned about our initial ...
   
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Pointillism Names (21 artworks)
Sep 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
We learned that letters are made of big and little lines, and big and little curves. We looked at the letters in our nam ...
   
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Pointillism Pictures (20 artworks)
Sep 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
Bingo stampers make colorful pointillism tools! We tried making out own pictures, sometimes laying the paint, sometimes ...
   
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Sep 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
We learned about the talented artist, Henri Matisse and then we used paper to make our own Matisse inspired art.
   
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Symmetry Prints (37 artworks)
Sep 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
We used paints and bright colors to create our symmetry prints. We put paint on one side of the folded paper, folded, t ...
   
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Artwork Exhibits - last school year (July 2013 - June 2014)
Artwork Exhibits - 2 years ago (July 2012 - June 2013)
Artwork Exhibits - 3 years ago (July 2011 - June 2012)
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for this school year ... state nation
616 artworks #52 #2245
62 fanclub members #73 #3240
52 comments #48 #2173
97 artist statements #18 #701
  overall rank #39 #2266
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School Awards & Honors
  2013-2014 Statements Award
Ranked #8 in California (#536 in the nation) for artist statements collected among elementary schools
  2012-2013 Statements Award
Ranked #6 in California (#451 in the nation) for artist statements collected among elementary schools
  2011-2012 Statements Award
Ranked #9 in California (#448 in the nation) for artist statements collected among all schools
  2011-2012 Statements Award
Ranked #6 in California (#331 in the nation) for artist statements collected among elementary schools
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Student Hall of Fame
Shown are the students who have entered the Hall of Fame this year.
 Bella2567
awarded on 10/17/2014
 Hannah23481
awarded on 3/6/2015
 Onnalie1
awarded on 12/7/2014
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Recent visitor comments ...
Great. My father and aunts were good painters, one aunt has an art studio and sold many paintins. Keep up good work, love, Norm -- Norman
left for Hannah23481
Dear Bella, I love getting to see your art online. This lady looks so elegant with her lace collar. I also like how you connected the eye and the nose. I think you are very creative and I am so happy that you have a teacher who encourages you to make beautiful things. Keep it up!! Love, Grandma Ruth -- Grandma Ruth
left for Bella2567
Bella, I Love your Cherry Blossom! The colors are Wonderful! Love.....Gran Gran -- Sonia
left for Bella2567
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Recent artist statements ...
The top of it with a bunch of windows is the part I like most. It wasn't really hard, it was fun to draw. I'm happy with my pagoda.
written by Dylan18145
I like all the curves in my pagoda. I might change the lanterns next time. I might make them smaller.
written by Ross877
(not ross'?)
written by Ross877
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