Peninsula Hands on Art, Gig Harbor, Peninsula School District art programs and projects


Project Descriptions for 2008 - 2009

"Mix it Up Color Wheel"
Presenting Artist: Marty Hale-Evans

Training Date: Tues. October 7, 2008 7-9pm
EALRs: The Arts 1.1, 1.2, 3.3

This project will help students learn about the color wheel, color relationships and how to use color effectively in their art.
Learning Goals:    
  • Color mixing with paint    
  • What are Primary, Secondary and Tertiary colors    
  • What are complimentary colors, tints, and shades    
  • How to combine colors to create a desired effect

    "Impressions from the Heart"
    Presenting Artist: Charles Anderson, MD

    Training Date:Tues. January 6, 2009 7-9pm
    EALRs: The Arts 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 3.1, 4.4

    Students will learn the classic techniques to create one of the most popular forms of painting, impressionism.
    Learning Goals:    
  • History of Impressionism and impressionist artists    
  • Using color to create images and forms    
  • The unique properties of acrylic paint as a medium    
  • Learn about artists in their community

    "Smooth as Silk"
    Presenting Artist: Odessa Poole

    Training Date: March 3, 2009 7-9pm
    EALRs: The Arts 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 3.1, 4.4

    This project will let students experiment with textiles and one technique to create designs in color. This will yield a hand-painted piece of silk (a great Mother's Day gift!)
    Learning Goals:    
  • The history and culture of textiles, especially painting    
  • Working with fabric and dyes as a medium    
  • Using color to create either a design or image    
  • The value of textiles as wearable art

    "Piecing it Together"
    Presenting Artist: Tim Lowell

    Training Date: April 28, 2009 7-9pm
    EALRs: The Arts 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 3.1, 4.4

    Mosaics are one of the most ancient and timeless forms of art. Students will learn the history of mosaics and then create a beautiful mosaic trivet to use at home.
    Learning Goals:    
  • Mosaics in history    
  • Using color effectively in a work of art    
  • Working with cold glass as a medium    
  • Design and decorative techniques

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