• Welcome to Richland Elementary's
    Art Docent Program
     
    Gustav Klimt
     

    OUR GOAL
    We believe that every student at Richland is an artist.  Richland art program allows every student to experience their artistic abilities.  There is no right or wrong result, only art!  

    Children are encouraged to experiment and explore their creative abilities.  Our goal is that each student and volunteer feels good about their art experience.

    ART OBJECTIVES 

    METHODS
    Proper methods of working with art supplies.

    LINE
    To develop awareness of line and its many variations and possibilities.

    SHAPE
    To develop awareness of shape in our surroundings and to create an interesting composition using shapes with contrasting colors, patterns, sizes, and textures.

    SPACE
    To develop awareness of space in artwork and the difference between positive and negative space.

    COLOR
    To develop awareness of primary, secondary and tertiary colors.

    TEXTURE
    To develop awareness of texture in our surroundings and how an object can be translated visually by artists using various techniques.

    COMPOSITION
    To develop awareness of “the whole picture,” and to use each element of line, color, shape, space, value and texture separately and together to create a composition.

    FAMOUS ARTIST
    To learn about the life and work of an artist and to create a piece of art in the style of that artist.