Monthly Archives: January 2013

Doodle 4 Google

Doodle 4 Google

I think we can all agree that Google is pretty awesome. They do really amazing stuff and I would love to work for them!  They have announced the new theme for 2013 Doodle 4 Google.  This is a great competition that allows students to design the logo for Google’s home page for the day.  What a great real world application of art!  Google changes their home page frequently for special occasions, such as Christmas or famous people’s birthdays, etc.

http://www.google.com/doodle4google/

 

 

Colorful Giraffes

Colorful Giraffes

We started this project off by drawing the giraffes together.  After we were done the kids were able to choose all the colors for their giraffe with the exception that it had to be colorful and not realistic. We used colored pencil on everything except the main body of the giraffe, this was watercolor.  The students then did