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

 


Project Descriptions for 2016 - 2017


"Amazing Trees of Color"
Artist: Tiffany Place

Training Dates:
Tues. October 11, 2016 / 7:30-9:30pm / Harbor Heights Elementary School
Wed. October 12, 2016 / 7-9pm / Minter Creek Elementary School

Students will discover the journey of color and how it is represented in a color wheel of leaves.
Learning Goals:    
  • Artist profile Tiffany Place    
  • Mixing of primary colors to create secondary colors    
  • Painting with perspective

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    "Gargoyles - A History of Stone Waterspouts"
    Artist: Phillys Slater

    Training Dates:
    Tues. January 10, 2017 / 7-9pm / Harbor Heights Elementary School
    Tues. January 17, 2017 / 7-9pm / Minter Creek Elementary School

    In this project students will explore the ways in which designers finish buildings with decorative and functional elements, and then create a gargoyle out of clay.
    Learning Goals:
         
    • Historical and architectural significance of gargoyles and their function as water spouts    
    • Physical property of clay and 3D sculpting    
    • Artist profile Phillys Slater

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    "The Perfection of Picasso"
    Artist: Tami Figliola

    Training Dates:
    Tues. March 7, 2017 / 7-9pm / Harbor Heights Elementary School
    Tues. March 14, 2017 / 7-9pm / Minter Creek Elementary School

    This lesson will explore the life and work of Pablo Picasso. Students will create mixed media portraits / masks in the style of Picasso.
    Learning Goals:    
  • Life and history of Pablo Picasso    
  • Design and creation of mixed media Cubism portraits / masks    
  • Artist profile Tami Figliola

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    Heart of the Pacific"
    Artist: Kristin Page

    Training Dates:
    Tues. May 2, 2017 / 7-9pm / Harbor Heights Elementary School
    Tues. May 9, 2017 / 7-9pm / Minter Creek Elementary School

    The salmon image is found throughout the Pacific Northwest. Students will learn about salmon and how they fit into our local culture and will paint a salmon suitable for framing.
    Learning Goals:    
  • The life cycle of salmon    
  • The roles salmon play in life and culture in the Pacific Northwest    
  • Techniques for painting and drawing    
  • Artist Profile

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