Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD

Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD

Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD

Created by Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD

Artist: Alex

Title: We Want Freedom and Peace

Teacher: Mrs. March

Theme: Freedom

Materials and techniques: Mixed media.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, very much!

About: The artwork shows a solitary American Soldier, standing proudly with his weapon, the American flag is flying behind him on a symbolic warship. The sentiment expressed is the yearning for Freedom and with that Peace in the Colonies, as the soldier remembers his fallen comrades in War.

Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD

Created by Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD

Artists: Alexis and Lindsay

Title: Join or Die

Teacher: Mrs. March

Theme: Freedom

Materials and techniques: Mixed media.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, very much!

About: During the Colonial time period, this was a symbolic image which was shown on circulated pamphlets and postings, which called on all peoples of the American colonies to join the revolutionary forces and rebel against the unfair and unjust rule of the King of England.

Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD
Created by Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD

Artists: Douglas, Ben, Jacob

Title: Battle At Sea

Teacher: Mrs. March

Theme: Freedom

Materials and techniques: Mixed media.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, very much!

About: The artwork is showing a battle at sea between American and British Naval forces. The ferocity of the battle is emphasized in the fierce expressions of the individual combatants.

Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD

Created by Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD

Artist: Abby

Title: Celebrating Freedom

Teacher: Mrs. March

Theme: Freedom

Materials and techniques: Mixed media.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, very much!

About: After the colonies won their Independence there was a great celebration. We still celebrate Independence Day on the 4th of July every year with great displays of fireworks. This artwork is inspired by those celebrations. It shows an American Colonial flag surrounded by bursting fireworks.

Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD

Created by Villa Cresta Elementary School, Parkville, MD

Artists: Paige and Grace

Title: American Patriot

Teacher: Mrs. March

Theme: Freedom

Materials and techniques: Mixed media.

Did you enjoy this project? Yes, very much!

About: The Art Work shows an American Patriot preparing for battle against the forces of Great Britain. He is standing next to an American flag and shows him as just a common man who is willing to risk his life for a cause that he believes in.