Saturday, November 7, 2009

Student Spotlight on Art

This talented first grader is taking private
art lessons from me ~ and I just had to show
the first painting he created...

Painting the first layer of landscape color
with a
"dot-style" paint stroke.

Layering more shades of green to
create depth in the

After breaking down his portrait into shapes,
he drew and
painted it onto the canvas.
(Notice the U.Va. color scheme)

Painting the finishing touches and
cleaning up the landscape.

And...the happy artist with his
Impressionistic Portrait.
An Award winning Painting!


  1. WOW. This is one talented child. I am SO impressed. Only in 1st grade?!

    Thank you also for stopping by to visit my blog & for your nice comments! :)

  2. Oooo...thanks for sharing! He's so talented, you must be so proud of your little student :-)

  3. I'm always so proud of all my students :)

  4. oh wow!!! what an amazing painting!!! I love that you teach and I know how amazing it feels to see children look up to you and create!!!

  5. Wonderul documentation of his work!
    Enjoy his working with you and thank you sharing!


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