Saunders Middle School, Manassas, VA

Saunders Middle School, Manassas, VA

Saunders Middle School, Manassas, VA

Created by Saunders Middle School, Manassas, VA

Artists: Hayden, Melanie, Jada, Katherine

Title: Black and White Illusion

Teacher: Mrs. Stevcevska

Theme: Imagination

Materials and techniques: Op art, also known as optical art, is a style of visual art that makes use of optical illusions. Materials: Drawing paper, pencils, and marker.

Did you enjoy this project? They loved it. I’ll send some photos from my students doing this project.

About: Optical art is a method of painting concerning the interaction between illusion and picture plane, between understanding and seeing.

Saunders Middle School, Manassas, VA

Created by Saunders Middle School, Manassas, VA

Artists: David, Kimberly, Elizabeth, Alexandar

Title: Black and White World

Teacher: Mrs. Stevcevska

Theme: Imagination

Materials and techniques: Op art, also known as optical art, is a style of visual art that makes use of optical illusions. Materials: Drawing paper, pencils, and marker.

Did you enjoy this project? They loved it. I’ll send some photos from my students doing this project.

About: Optical art is a method of painting concerning the interaction between illusion and picture plane, between understanding and seeing.

Saunders Middle School, Manassas, VA

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Created by Saunders Middle School, Manassas, VA

Artists: Kaylee, Keilana, Sarah, Peter, Sasha, Thia

Title: Fish Pond

Teacher: Mrs. Stevcevska

Theme: Imagination

Materials and techniques: We will explain that a collage is a form of abstract art that developed in the early twentieth century when famous artists such as Braque and Picasso started gluing pieces of paper and other materials to their art pieces in order to give them character and texture. Materials: Black construction paper, pencils, glue, and whole puncher.

Did you enjoy this project? They loved it. I’ll send some photos from my students doing this project.

About: Creating their own version of a fish collage.