Grace Johnson, Teresa Rosiak and Victoria Fuzinski use chalk pastels to apply some of the elements of drawing they learned during the museum field trip.
Teacher Amy McGee looks on as kindergarten and first grade students work on a 3-D river scene (Left to right- James Berlin, Sophia Grieger, Toby Karl, Andrew Drill)
Ada Warren adds watercolor to oil pastels in a hands- on lesson in the museum classroom.
Students listen for directions on how to begin a drawing project.
St. Boniface students, accompanied by art teacher Kami Brough, visited the Toledo Museum of Art to see how famous artists put into practice some of the techniques the K-6 students have been studying this year. It was an opportunity to see first-hand how rich colors and somber tones, foreground, background and perspective were used by painters as distant as 700 years ago to portray various events in the life of Christ. Students also spent part of the day in the museum classrooms, comparing and discussing their work as they practiced some of the elements of drawing they learned.
St. Boniface Catholic School serves students in grades K-6 of all religions, racial, ethnic and income backgrounds. For information on the curriculum, admissions policies and registration contact the school office at 419.898.1340 or visit the website at sb-oh.org.