Virtual Schoolhouse

Week 9: June 8- June 12

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grades:
Log onto Mr. Cossaboon’s K-2 Flipgrid

This is where you will find the topic "FREE DRAW!”

YAY!!! We are at the end of our virtual ART classes.  Now it is time to draw whatever you want.

Be creative, add loads of detail and color!!!!

Post pictures of your ART here or email them to me:

Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activity go to the link and complete:

 


3rd, 4th and 5th Grades:
This is where you will find the topic "FREE DRAW!

YAY!!! We are at the end of our virtual ART classes.  Now it is time to draw whatever you want.


Be creative, add loads of detail and color!!!!

Take a picture of it and share, post or email it to me:

Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activitygo to the link and complete: 

Week 8: June 1- June 5

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grades:
Log onto Mr. Cossaboon’s K-2 Flipgrid

This is where you will find the topic "Torn Paper Landscape

1. Watch the video on "Torn Paper Landscape Art for Kids"
2.  Choose a piece of paper (you can color the paper yourself or use colored paper) to be the background and sky for your landscape art.
3. Place the paper vertically (portrait style) in front of you.
4. Choose 4 colors of paper (you can color the paper yourself or use colored paper) that will make the mountains in your art.
5. Begin with your first color and tear a long strip all the way across the width of the paper.
6. Repeat the tearing technique with at least 3 more colors of paper.
7. Remove the torn pieces of paper and begin gluing them into place.
8. If you have a tiny bit of sky or background peeking out, you can add a little bit of torn paper.
9. Turn your paper over and trim any overlapping paper.
10. You can add small details with more paper.
11. Have fun and don't forget to clean up.

12. Post pictures of your ART here or email them to me:

Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activity go to the link and complete:

 


3rd, 4th and 5th Grades:
This is where you will find the topic "Laundry Art Challenge

1. Choose a reference photo (a picture of a something you like).
2. Collect laundry (clothes, towels, etc.) in the colors you need.
3. Begin to arrange the clothes in the art or design you choose!
4. Fold, twist, bunch up the clothes to make the patterns/ shapes in your artwork.
5. You can make up a picture of anything you like.
6. What can you make with your laundry?
7. You can watch some videos below for some ideas!
8. Have fun!!!

9. Take a picture of it and share, post or email it to me:

Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activitygo to the link and complete: 

Week 7: May 25- May 29

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grades:
Log onto Mr. Cossaboon’s K-2 Flipgrid

This is where you will find the topic "Draw a Dinosaur with Shapes

1. Watch the video on "How To Draw A Dinosaur With Shapes"
2. Follow the steps along with the video.
3. Add a background (what is behind the dinosaur) and loads of detail.
4. Don't forget to add color!!!!
5. Take a picture of it and share, post or email it to me:
Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activity go to the link and complete:

 


3rd, 4th and 5th Grades:
This is where you will find the topic "Crazy Hair Day

1. Watch the video "Crazy Hair Lines Portraits with Mrs.Thomas"
2. With your paper on the bottom half of your paper draw a letter "U" and attach a neck and shoulders to it.
3. Add a nose, ears, eyes, and a mouth, you can choose the emotion for your face.
4. Make lines starting at the top of the head to off the edge of the paper, use many colors and/or lines.
5. Color in between the lines. Don't forget to color the face and shoulders too.
6. Have fun and add loads of detail.
7. Take a picture of it and share, post or email it to me:
Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activitygo to the link and complete: 

Week 6: May 18- May 22

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grades:
Log onto Mr. Cossaboon’s K-2 Flipgrid

This is where you will find the topic "Toy Shadow Tracing”

Tracing and coloring skills get a workout with this indoor or outdoor DIY. Dinosaur figures make colossally cool shadows, but you can use favorite characters, dolls, you name it! If you’re playin’ outdoors, let ol’ Mr. Sun shine down to create shadows. For indoor play, just shine a flashlight and trace away!

What You’ll Need:
paper
crayons or markers
flashlight or sunlight
toys!

1. Let your toys stand their ground anywhere they want, as long as they cast a shadow onto the paper.
2. Trace the outline of the shadow for each toy.
3. Add some color and you can even add your own background to really create a scene!
4. Post pictures of your ART here or email them to me:

Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activity go to the link and complete:

 


3rd, 4th and 5th Grades:
 
This is where you will find the topic "Gallery of Gratitude
Watch the video "Gallery of Gratitude".

1. Draw some shapes on a piece of paper, make sure you leave some space in between.
2. Make a frame around the shapes and decorate them.
3. Fill inside each frame with a picture of something that you are grateful for.
4. Add loads of detail and color!!
5. Take a picture of it and share, post or email it to me:

Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activitygo to the link and complete: 
Week 5: May 11- May 15

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grades:
Log onto Mr. Cossaboon’s K-2 Flipgrid

This is where you will find the topic "Pattern caterpillars”
Materials:
Paper
Pencils
Markers/ Crayons  
Round lid

Steps
1. Place  your circular lid at the bottom of  the page and start tracing them in a row. Add as many or as few circles as you like and let them overlap in some areas.
2. Fill in the shapes with patterns that you see around you. You can also make your own patterns too.
3. Add details to your caterpillar (antennas, legs, face, sky, background, etc.)
3. Add color!!!!
4. Post pictures of your ART here or email them to me:
Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activity go to the link and complete:

 


3rd, 4th and 5th Grades:
 
This is where you will find the topic "Found Object Color Wheel
Watch the video “Found Object Color Wheel”

1. Find and collect a variety of objects from around your home. This can be literally anything (toys, crayons, markers, food items, etc.)
2. Sort the objects into color families and then arrange them in a circle, creating your own color wheel.
3. Take a picture of it and share, post or email it to me:
Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activitygo to the link and complete: 

 

Week 4: May 4- May 8

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grades:
Log onto Mr. Cossaboon’s K-2 Flipgrid

This is where you will find the topic "Found Object Butterfly”
1. Gather items outside like leaves, twigs, flower petals, pine cones, etc.
2. Assemble everything a few different ways to see which designs you like. 
3. Once you've decided on your leaf butterfly design, spread a thin layer of glue on each piece and then affix to paper and let dry.
4. Post a picture of your butterfly, dragonfly or insect here or email to me:
Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activity go to the link and complete:

 

3rd, 4th and 5th Grades:
This is where you will find the topic "Doodles and Doodles”
1. Watch some videos of Mr. Doodle, doing what he does best, doodling!!!
2. Now it is your turn, to fill up a whole piece of paper with doodles. What is a doodle? It is a simple picture, design, drawing or shape.
3. You can use color are just keep them black and white, or both.
4. Be creative and have fun!!!
5. Post pictures of your doodles here or email them to me:
Mr. Cossaboon's email

If you would like an additional art activitygo to the link and complete: 
Additional Art Activity

 

Week 3: April 27- May 1

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grades:
Log onto Mr. Cossaboon’s K-2 Flipgrid

This is where you will find the topic "Your House Drawing”
1. Watch the story "No Place Like Home" by Ronojoy Ghosh.
2. Now it is your turn to draw your home, it can be real or imaginary. If you need help drawing a home, I have attached a video tutorial of drawing a house. Draw a lot of details (windows, doors, trees, sky, etc).
3. Add color!!!
4. Post here or email them to me:
If you would like an additional art activity go to the link and complete:


3rd, 4th and 5th Grades:
This is where you will find the topic "Andy Goldsworthy Sculpture”
1. Watch the video(s) on Andy Goldsworthy.
2. Look for objects, they can be either found outside to inside.
3. Create a sculpture with the found objects (the more intricate, the better). 
4. Have fun and be creative!
5. Take a photo of your sculpture and post it here or email it to me:
If you would like an additional art activitygo to the link and complete: 



Week 2: April 20-24

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grades:
Log onto Mr. Cossaboon’s K-2 Flipgrid

This is where you will find the topic "Found Object Portrait"

In this lesson we are talking about portraits. A portrait is a picture of a person. Watch the "Found Object Portrait" Video first.  To make the portrait you will need to collect objects from around your house to create a found-object portrait. Post a video of your portrait on Flipgrid so that Mr. Cossaboon  and your fellow students can see your work. You can also email me a picture at Mr. Cossaboon's email.


If you would like an additional art activity go to the link and complete:
Additional Art Activity


3rd, 4th and 5th Grades:

Log onto Mr. Cossaboon’s 3-5 Flipgrid

This is where you will find the topic "Found Object Drawings"

Materials:
Paper, pencil/pen
10 found objects from a around your house (smaller than your hand)

Directions:
1. Find 10 objects around the house (ex. Paper clip)
2. One at a time put the item(s) on your paper.
3. Using a pencil or pen, draw around and/or inside your objects to turn them into something completely different.
4. This is a great test of your creativity and thinking outside the box. Have fun creating!
5. You can post your pictures on Flipgrid or send them to me via email: Mr. Cossaboon's email


If you would like an additional art activitygo to the link and complete:


Week 1: April 13-17


Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grades:
Log onto Mr. Cossaboon’s K-2 Flipgrid


This is where you will find the topic "I'm Not Just A Scribble"
1. Watch the video of I'm Not Just a Scribble by Diane Abler.

2. Draw your own scribble and don’t forget to put eyes and a mouth to bring it to life!
3. Add a background (where is your scribble, what is it doing?)
4. Color and decorate!
5. Post your scribble if you want to.

If you would like an additional art activity go to the link and complete:
Additional Art Activity


3rd, 4th and 5th Grades:

Log onto Mr. Cossaboon’s 3-5 Flipgrid


This is where you will find the topic "Chuck Close"

1. View the Buncee on Chuck Close.
2. Watch the video on Chuck Close.
3. Answer the questions about Chuck Close.


If you would like an additional art activity go to the link and complete:

Additional Art Activity

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Hello Wildcat artists, keep up your drawing skills by drawing each day.  Below are some ideas to get you started, but please feel free to draw whatever inspires you.  Email me your pictures cossabae@pwcs.edu , I would love to see them!!!


Daily Drawings with Mr. Cossaboon:

Monday: draw your favorite animal
Tuesday: draw a picture of what you see outside your window
Wednesday: draw your lunch
Thursday: draw yourself doing something fun
Friday: draw 3 patterns you see in your house



Congratulations to the following artists' whose art is on display at the Kelly Leadership Center for the Western PWCS display:

Blake Lesson
Timothy Kim
Ahlem Elmi
Dylan Marquina
Eden Burchell

Welcome back Buckland Mills artists.  I am Mr. Cossaboon, your art teacher at BMES.  This is my 12th year teaching art in PWCS and I am so excited to see all of you and see your creativity grow!
Mr. Cossaboon



PWCS Spring Arts Festival at Colgan High School, Saturday, April 27 from 10 am to 4pm.  The PWCS Arts Festival is an opportunity to showcase the talented students in the Visual and Performing Arts programs in Prince William County Public Schools. The display of student artwork highlights the thriving arts programs we have across our school division.

 

Summer Art Enrichment 2019

Prince William County Public Schools

"Art Everywhere!"

What: An enriched art experience designed for two full weeks for students who have an interest in art. Students in Grades 2–8 for the 2018–19 school year are welcome to apply. Class groups are scheduled based on enrollment. All instructors are PWCS art teachers with current licensure.

Studio experiences will include a variety of different art media, advanced studio skills, and techniques in both 2D and 3D art forms. Students must plan to attend both weeks of the program. Traditional and contemporary art media will be explored.

When: July 8–19, 2019 from 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

Where: Kyle R. Wilson Elementary

5710 Liberty Hill Court, Woodbridge, VA 22193

How to Apply: Registration materials are available from all PWCS elementary and middle school art teachers and online at https://www.pwcs.edu/arts from March 1–April 30, 2019.

Tuition: $200.00 for PWC residents, $250.00 for

non-residents. Must pay tuition with a money order or cashier’s check made payable to PWCS. Online credit card payment is available (convenience fee applies). Personal checks and cash are not accepted.

Send: Registration & tuition can be mailed to:

PWCS Student Learning/Arts

P.O. Box 389

Manassas, VA 20108

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 5 p.m.

Class sizes are limited; registrations are accepted on a first-come basis. When classes are full, registrations will be returned. There is no wait list.

Students will receive orientation letters in June.

Contact the Secretary of the Arts at 703.791.8105 with questions.

Congratulations to Helen Nguyen, Gloria Zhang, Prisha Thapa, and Ayziba Atlan, there artwork is on display at the Kelly Leadership Center.

Congratulations to Alyssa Sagle and Rebecca Burlingame, there artwork is on display at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.



I put up some artwork at the Town Hall in Haymarket yesterday featuring some of our very talented Wildcats:

There is artwork on display at the Town Hall in Haymarket featuring some of our very talented Wildcats:

Kyle Oh-5th

Taryn Lee-5th

Mazen Ben Chouikha-4th

Isabella Shon-4th

Sean Mellinger-4th

Khloe Marcia-3rd

Yumna Ihan-3rd

Jalia Guevara-1st

Maggie Roush-1st

Scarlett Burchell-1st

Katalia Yamamoto-Kinder

Olive McGushin-Kinder

 

They will be there until mid-January.  People can visit the display during business hours 8 am to 4:30pm.

The Art Room Needs the Following Recyclables:
    * plastic caps & lids
    * cereal boxes
    * paper towel or toilet paper tubes
    * used gift cards
    * colorful plastic shopping bags
    * unwanted LEGO's
    * broken electronics 

Welcome back Buckland Mills artists.  I am Mr. Cossaboon, your new art teacher at BMES.  This is my 11th year teaching art in PWCS and I am so excited to meet all of you and see your creativity grow!

All of the students at Buckland Mills Elementary School created a square in art class to make this amazing collaborative wildcat.

All of the students at Buckland Mills Elementary School created a square in art class to make this amazing collaborative wildcat.