Article written by Debbie Davis, Art teacher
Picasso said that "Every child is an artist." This so true. At CES we
have the most creative students, and they absolutely love art!
our art classes, we learn about various artists and their styles, such
as Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Vincent Van Gogh, Salvador Dali, Paul
Moses, and Picasso. We create pictures using their styles, as well as
learn about their lives and their mode of art. We have also learned
about the elements of art, such as color and lines, and we work with
different mediums, like oil pastels and colored
year our students enter the CEMC Calendar Contest (It is open to
grades K - 12.) Students in kindergarten to third grade are assigned a
month and must
create a picture related to that month. The five best pictures from each
grade level at CES are chosen and sent to CEMC headquarters to be
judged against other schools. One student's picture is chosen for each
month. CES has had two students to win a spot in
the calendar, including one for the current 2017 calendar!
is special at CES. It is fun and a great way to tap into students'
talents. It is also an enjoyable way to learn the history and the styles
of the great
Masters of the Art World.