Franklin Junior High School, Franklin, OH

Franklin Junior High School, Franklin, OH

Created by Franklin Junior High School, Franklin, OH

Art Club Artists: Jesse and Dylan

Title: The Tree of Knowledge

Teacher: Mrs. Bender

Theme: Symbolism and Knowledge

Materials and techniques: Canvas, pencil, graphite, and blue dry pastels.

Did you enjoy this project? It was a lot of work and took a lot of planning.

About: The Tree of Knowledge is made up of a large tree representing “The Tree of Life” and the prefixes, suffixes, pronouns, words with good and bad connotation, and fears to represent the language and knowledge of the world. The concept is based on a dream of world acceptance and understanding.

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Art Club Artists: Callie

Title: Dream Weaver

Teacher: Mrs. Bender

Theme: Dreams

Materials and techniques: Canvas and acrylic paints.

Did you enjoy this project? I enjoyed creating a dream related painting.

About: Dream Weaver represents how dreams can begin as reality and then transform into surrealism.

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Art Club Artists: Nina Lin

Title: Beauty Into the Sunset

Teacher: Mrs. Bender

Theme: Dream

Materials and techniques: Canvas and acrylic paint.

Did you enjoy this project? Working on this painting was calming.

About: The swan is flying into the sunset and it’s shadow is blocking some of the color. I chose a swan because of their large size, elegance, and beauty.

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Art Club Artists: Savannah, Jarek, Morgan, Cooper

Title: Words That Fly

Teacher: Mrs. Bender

Theme: Writing in Flight

Materials and techniques: Felt, hot glue, and Sharpie markers.

Did you enjoy this project? Students had a wonderful time learning about the themes and learning new techniques.

About: How your words can just fly out of your mind, on to the pages, and off into the sky like a plane. This work of art was created by Franklin Junior High’s MD Class.

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Artists: Franklin Junior High Art Club

Title: Quilted Dreams

Teacher: Mrs. Bender

Theme: Dreams

Materials and techniques: Felt, hot glue, and thread.

Did you enjoy this project? The club enjoyed the freedom to express themselves with a similar topic but in different ways.

About: Members of the Art Club each created a dream square inspired by dreams or flight.