After returning from Christmas break, the 5th Grade art students began work on a new painting. Students used a monochromatic color scheme to paint a mountain range. Each student selected a base color and then tinted the color with white, or shaded the color with black. Students tried to to capture a sense of depth in their work with distant objects appearing more pale and closer objects darker. This concept is known as aerial perspective.
For the 5th grade featured artist, Mr. Keiser has selected Hannah Schlabach from 5G. Hannah painted a beautiful mountain range with jagged distance peaks and smooth rolling hills in the foreground. Hannah did a great job of contrasting the lighter background with the darker foreground. It truly stood out as a unique an detailed work