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WEST SIDE ARTS PROGRAM
Tool inventions 2023
TUTORIALS/ FIELD TRIPS
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I Have A Dream, by 2nd grade, 2021
2nd graders at West Side Elementary share their dreams for the world, inspired by the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
STOP ANIMATION BY DAHLIA
Stop motion awesomeness during distance learning, by Dahlia, 5th grade.
Paper Flower Bouquets!
NOTE: for some reason, the video starts after about 20 seconds. sorry!! Materials: -a flower or flowers for inspiration (students can go outside with their materials if they do not want to pick a flower). -drawing or painting materials -tape -thin sticks, wire, old pencils, etc for stems -scissors
Make faces with leaves and flowers!
Make a Book!
You will need: paper, needle, thread, small towel No needle or thread? Use a sharp pencil to make holes, and use dental floss as thread
Field Trip to Balmy Alley Murals
Working with shapes color, and how they all relate to one another.
Guided Bilateral Drawing Exercise
Materials: -paper (and something to hold it down, like tape) -drawing materials such as markers, crayons, pencils... Place your paper on your work surface, sit straight in your chair, hold your pens or crayons in both fists and start at the bottom of your page. Close your eyes and listen as I guide you though your drawing. You will focus on your back, imagining that you are giving yourself a little back rub as you draw. This is a great exercise for grownups too!!
MAKE A KITE!
A kite that is both easy to make and easy to fly!
Sculptures made from nature, inspired by the work of Andy Goldsworthy.
SFMOMA FIELD TRIP
Join me on a visit to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art! Tip: Every Monday is free admission (though you need to go online to reserve a ticket).
Part 1: Bilateral Drawing intro
Get your materials ready, and start drawing with both hands! An intro to our guided bilateral drawing exercise.
MAKE A ZINE!
MARIA MARTINEZ NATIVE AMERICAN POTTERY
MAKING CLAY COILS WITH MR. TODD
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