Showing posts from April, 2017

Spring Window Painting

Ms. Zill and Mrs. Kozin brought some students to downtown Franklin Park to decorate the windows for spring.  We had a beautiful day and lots of sunshine to inspire our painting. Students were able to bring a little bit of fun and joy to our community, while also practicing some of the painting and design skills we've been practicing in class.

March Art Students of the Month

Forgive me, for falling behind on my art student of the month nominations.  January, February and March keep me busy between the musical set design, yearbook deadlines and the school wide art show in March at Open House. Art Students of the Month are recognized for their leadership skills, dedication to art making, and commitment to improving their artistic craft. 6th Grade: Guiliana Benabdallah 7th Grade: Yulissa Mendez 8th Grade: Habram Hernandez Giuliana: Has shown a huge improvement in her attention to detail and perseverance with her projects.  When her watercolor painting did not turn out how she wanted, she showed perseverance when going back and trying again.  Her plaster mask is full of detail work and showcases her observing and art making skills. Here is some of her work: Yulissa: Is a quiet artist.  She is humble about her art making skills.  Her papier mache project is one of the largest ever designed at Hester and shows many good problem solv