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 2013)
 
Here Comes the Sun (23 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
With our buddy class we learned about our favorite star, the Sun, and read some fiction and non-fiction books about the ...
   
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Mischievous Leprechauns (20 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Cindy H
were painted in A2!
   
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Spring Paintings (69 artworks)
Mar 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
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Our First President (18 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
We learned about George Washington last week! Then we learned how to draw a portrait. I love these!
   
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Watercolor Hearts (24 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
We learned what happens when we first cover our watercolor paper with water and then drop droplets of paint onto the sur ...
   
 
Rainbow Hearts (16 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
Tracing and cutting concentric rainbow hearts for our February calendar!
   
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Lorax Houses (20 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
After reading The Lorax by Dr. Seuss, we designed and drew our own Lorax style houses. We were architects!
   
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Castle Collage (17 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
This time we built our castles using paper shapes! We discussed what makes a castle a castle, and go to work creating va ...
   
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Castle Template Drawings (17 artworks)
Feb 2014, taught by Mary Gilardi
We've been looking at all kinds of buildings and noticing shapes within buildings. Miss Mimi taught us to use templates ...
   
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Snowmen (18 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Mary Gilardi
We learned about using sponges to stamp circles of differing sizes, then embellished our snowmen with lots of fun materi ...
   
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Peace Drawings (20 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
In the style of Todd Parr's illustrations, we brainstormed what peace looks like, then made our pictures. The book will ...
   
 
Winter Scenes (18 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
This art project helped us learn about foreground, middle ground, and background while creating a snowy winter collage s ...
   
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Penguins (14 artworks)
Jan 2014, taught by Liza Mathews
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Pattern Resist Paintings (42 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Annalisa Chasen & Liza Mathews
Ms. Chasen helped us make patterns with shapes, lines, and colors. We viewed lots of images of patterns in nature, archi ...
   
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Watercolor Turkeys (16 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Liza Mathews
We used our turkey drawings, made a copy, and then played with watercolor to brighten them up.
   
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Geometric Turkey Stands (19 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Ms. Mimi (Thomas' Gma/Art Teacher)
Mimi taught us how to make these adorable turkeys using geometric and organic shapes! We also learned a new technique fo ...
   
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Warm Color Turkeys (20 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Liza Mathews
We used our black line drawings and used thin and thick markers in warm colors to color them. Gorgeous!
   
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Hand/Footprint Turkeys (20 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Liza Mathews
We practiced using scissors while tracing and cutting our hands and feet for these fun little guys.
   
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Turkey Drawings (20 artworks)
Nov 2013, taught by Liza Mathews
Working with different kinds of line - curves and small lines, we drew these turkeys today - with LOTS of personality!
   
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Pablo Picasso Faces (20 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Liza Mathews
We're learning about Pablo Picasso and finding our inner Picasso as we create some really fun faces in his style!
   
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Haunted House Drawing (20 artworks)
Oct 2013, taught by Liza Mathews
A directed drawing using line and shape to create a Halloween House. Black and White version.
   
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Henri Matisse Collage (22 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Liza Mathews
We learned about Henri Matisse and watched a video explaining his art work. Students loved his goldfish painting. Then w ...
   
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Rainbow Fish (37 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Liza Mathews
After reading Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister, students thought about the lesson in the story and what Rainbow Fish learn ...
   
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Line Chart (19 artworks)
Sep 2013, taught by Liza Mathews
We learned about lots of different kinds of lines that go into making art. We brainstormed different kinds of lines and ...
   
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Non-Exhibit Artwork (1 artwork)
Nov 2013
   
Artwork Exhibits - last school year (July 2012 - June 2013)
Artwork Exhibits - 2 years ago (July 2011 - June 2012)
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for this school year ... state nation
550 artworks #54 #2230
29 fanclub members #79 #3133
12 comments #52 #2343
59 artist statements #16 #696
  overall rank #46 #2275
counts updated daily, last updated today at 4:04 am
This is an NAEA-member school
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Announcements
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School Awards & Honors
  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 (#450 in the nation) for artist statements collected among all schools
  2011-2012 Statements Award
Ranked #6 in California (#333 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.
 Benjamin6740
awarded on 11/9/2013
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Recent visitor comments ...
I LOVE IT!! we'll see you soon love, Grandma -- pam
left for Benjamin6740
Benjamin i really like -- abuelo
left for Benjamin6740
Ben, I love this heart also and all the colors love, Grandma -- Pam
left for Benjamin6740
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Recent artist statements ...
I like it. I just thought of it.
written by Max5366
It is pretty.
written by Jack12203
It's cool. And it can protect from who wants to get them.
written by Jack12203
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