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Art in Fourth Grade

The elements of art and principles of design are reinforced throughout the year as students explore and engage with a variety of projects steadily working toward mastery. Students will continue to be introduced to a selection of artists and art historical movements in conjunction with their projects.

Students will:

  • Produce compositions with one-point and three-point perspective.
  • Develop their painting skills by applying previously and newly learned watercolor, tempera, and acrylic techniques.
  • Understand a variety of Western and Nonwestern cultures, such as Persian miniatures, abstract Cubist paintings, African three-dimensional masks, and Islamic geometric designs.
  • Understand and apply three-dimensional understanding by building a clay object.
  • Find inspiration for their own work in a multiple of artistic techniques and through exposure to a variety of artists and art historical movements.
Lower School Art
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