Each month, students explore a different artist in a historical context. Students also practice art forms such as sculpture, painting, and drawing. Principles of art such as line, form, and color are the basis of each lesson. The program is run by our family volunteers at River Grove Elementary.
Norman Rockwell - American Author, Painter, Illustrator
To run the presentation click on the link that applies to your class. The slideshow will open. Click on the "PRESENT" button in the top right corner to start the presentation.
Norman Rockwell Documentary (length 1 hr 30 min) Click Here
For a copy of the presentation notes please go to the district site. Link and password are listed below.
Printable Project Instructions: Rockwell Project Instructions
Printable Blank Project Sheet: Blank Project Sheet
Note: Scroll to the bottom of the page to find previous presentations.
Constantin Brancusi - Romanian Sculptor
Printable Project Instructions: Brancusi Hands-On
Georgia O'Keeffe - American Painter
Printable Project Instructions: O'Keeffe Hands-On Instructions
Instructional Video for Project: How To Paint Simple Watercolor Flower
Printable Go-Home Sheet: O'Keeffe Go-Home Page
Vincent Van Gogh - Dutch Post-Impressionist Painter
Printable Project Instructions: Impasto Painting Instructions
Printable Go-Home Sheet: Van Gogh handout
James McNeill Whistler, American Painter
Printable Project Instructions: Whistler Hands-On Instructions
Printable Go-Home Sheet: Whistler Go Home Sheet
Edouard Manet, French Painter
Printable Presentation Notes: Presentation Notes for Manet
Printable Go-Home Sheet: Manet Go Home Sheet
How-To training video for volunteers: How to paint still life project.
Printable Project Instructions: Manet Hands-On
Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese Artist and Printmaker
Printable Presentation Notes: Hokusai Notes
Printable pdf: Hokusai Go-Home Sheet