Students have personal take on art

first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits For the students in Day Barnes Art by the Tracks class along the railroad tracks on East Walnut Street in downtown Troy, it recently has been “All About Me.”“And that’s in a very good way,” Barnes said. “For about six weeks, we have been talking about the things the students like and ways for them to express their feelings about themselves through art.”’Barnes said the initial project for the “All About Me” art classes was to create a silhouette of each student. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell Skip Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration “In turn, we placed a bright light on each student so he or she cast a shadow onto the drawing board,” Barnes said. “We traced around their shadows to make their silhouettes. Then, the students cut out their silhouettes to be used as the center of their “All About Me” art project.”In class the students talked about the things that make each of them “me.”“We talked about what is special in their lives,” Barnes said. “We talked about the things they like, about the things they enjoy doing and the places they like to go and things they like to eat, about all the things that make each of them differently ‘me.’” You Might Like Published 9:02 pm Friday, March 12, 2021 “So often children are told that things are not right, that ‘this doesn’t look like a tree,’” Barnes said. “They shouldn’t think of art as being right or wrong. Art is expression and, in art, they learn there is no right or wrong; that their art is really “All About Me” and how they express who they are through art.”Art classes at Art by the Tracks are on Wednesdays and Thursdays and will be taught during the summer in conjunction with theater for children at Troy University. For more information, call 334-207-2662. Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen From those group conversations, came the inspiration for the “All About Me” art project for each student.“The students looked through magazines to find pictures all about each of them,” Barnes said. “They searched for pictures of things they like and things they like to do. Most of them quickly found pictures of their favorite animals. Some of them have pets at home, mostly, dogs and cats; others would like to have a house pet and others wanted a horse.”Barnes said each student cut out pictures of things they like and those pictures were placed around their silhouette that tells “All About Me.”The art project was designed to stimulate the young art students’ imaginations and for them to be creative and uninhibited. By The Penny Hoarder Empty Bowls luncheon set for April 9 “If you can’t feed 100 people, feed just one.” — Mother Teresa And, it’s possible to feed the hungry with… read more The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Print Article Email the author 123456PrevNextStartStop Students have personal take on art Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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