Visual Arts Blog

Color Mixing - Kindergarten

November 6, 2019

Kindergarten artists spent two weeks exploring Primary Colors. We watched a music video by OK Go! and we watched a story called Mix It Up to introduce us to mixing colors and ma...

Piet Mondrian - Kindergarten

November 6, 2019

Kindergarteners spent time looking at some Piet Mondrian paintings that were created with simple geometric shapes & primary colors. After talking about how different they al...

Original Works Fundraiser!

September 30, 2019

Again this year, we're participating in a fundraiser using the company Original Works! This program will allow artists to create an original piece of artwork that will be sc...

This week artists in 1st and 2nd grade are learning about different drawing tools (some familar and some not) and ways to use them. I showed the artists a couple of techniques t...

This week in Art, kinders learned about Line & some new materials in our drawing center. We read a story called Lines that Wiggle and talked about what is a line, ...

This week artists 3rd-5th were introduced to the Drawing Around the Room activity which helps us to experiment and test some materials in the drawing center that we may or ...

What is TAB?

September 19, 2019

What is TAB? TAB, or Teaching for Artistic Behavior, is the teaching pedagogy that I brought with me to Newmarket Elementary School. TAB is a choice-based curriculum sty...

About Ms. De Leeuw!

September 19, 2019

  My name is Ms. Carly De Leeuw and I teach art here at Newmarket Elementary School!  I graduated from the University of New Hampshire with my Bachelors of Art...

Welcome Back!

September 6, 2019

Welcome back to Newmarket Elementary School! I hope that everyone has had a restful and fun summer vacation.  On the NES Art Studio blog, you'll be able to see a gli...