Central Lyon CSD, Rock Rapids, IA

Central Lyon CSD, Rock Rapids, IA

Created by Central Lyon CSD, Rock Rapids, IA

Artists: Olivia and Jasmine

Title: Don’t Give Up

Teacher: Mrs. Hoppe

Theme: Equality

Materials and techniques: Acrylic and tempera on muslin.

Did you enjoy this project? We really liked doing this project. We took it home to work on it together over the weekend.

About: Don’t quite trying even when the challenges in life seem too hard to overcome.

Created by Central Lyon CSD, Rock Rapids, IA

Artists: Afton, Chloe, Korryn

Title: Girls Empowering the World

Teacher: Mrs. Hoppe

Theme: Equality

Materials and techniques: Acrylic paint and yarn on muslin.

Did you enjoy this project? We really had fun working together on this project. We sketched up three ideas and this is the one we chose.

About: We all have to work together no matter what continent we are from.

Created by Central Lyon CSD, Rock Rapids, IA

Artists: Tammy and Shelbie

Title: I am Only One

Teacher: Mrs. Hoppe

Theme: Equality

Materials and techniques: Acrylic, watercolor, and yarn on muslin.

Did you enjoy this project? Writing and then stitching the poem on the bright, colorful background was the best part of this artwork. The poem explains how life gives each person individual battles to fight and overcome and how life also gives us the tools we need to win these battles.

About: Each person has internal and external battles to fight daily. Everybody is able to fight those battles as long as they are willing to try.

Created by Central Lyon CSD, Rock Rapids, IA

Artists: Melody and Lauren

Title: Girl Power

Teacher: Mrs. Hoppe

Theme: Equality

Materials and techniques: Acrylic and tempera on muslin.

Did you enjoy this project? This project made us think really hard about what’s really important in life for everybody around the world. Compassion and the strength to follow the goodness in your heart are two of the most important things we wish everybody showed more of.

About: We liked the symbolism of a heart shape and added the raised fist shape because it symbolizes strength. Our idea is to combine compassion with the strength to make wise choices, which is something we wish everybody would do much more often.

Created by Central Lyon CSD, Rock Rapids, IA

Artists: Shelby and Sophia

Title: Stay Fierce

Teacher: Mrs. Hoppe

Theme: Equality

Materials and techniques: Tempera, watercolor, and crayon on muslin.

Did you enjoy this project? We liked doing the crayon lines and the watercolor wet-on-wet technique. Our teacher helped us with the black tempera outlining.

About: Remain strong no matter how difficult things may seem. Don’t give up; stay fierce, stay strong.

Created by Central Lyon CSD, Rock Rapids, IA

Artists: Alyce and Destinee

Title: What’s your Superpower?

Teacher: Mrs. Hoppe

Theme: Equality

Materials and techniques: Tempera and watercolor on muslin.

Did you enjoy this project? We were inspired by a quote like this one on our tech teacher’s door. We think everybody has some kind of superpower in something.

About: We all have strengths in different areas of life. We have to use these strengths to overcome our own weaknesses and to help others overcome their own weaknesses.