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Monsters, Monsters Everywhere at LCES!
Lake Cormorant Elementary School
Kindergarten students at LCES
Kindergarten students at LCES
Posted On: Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Monsters, Monsters Everywhere at LCHS

     What happens when you pair pre-kindergarten students’ ideas with advanced art students’ talents?

     This was an experiment Lake Cormorant High Art Teacher Vickie Phillips wanted to test, and the outcomes were impressive.

     “The little ones pass by my classroom every day and they seem very interested in drawing.  I thought it would be a challenging activity to have my students work with them.   I came up with the concept of ‘Monster Class of 2017.’  The pre-K students each drew a monster.  They then took their drawings and met with my Visual Arts 2 students.  Everything the little students said had to be incorporated into my high school students’ artwork,” Phillips said.

 
 

     Phillips gave her art students questions for the pre-K students, such as “What color is your monster?  Where does it live? What does it like to do?”

     Sloan Rowell, 3, said, “My monster is red.  It likes to swim in the water, has one eye and is scary.”

     Junior Jesus Flores said he tried to respect Sloan’s ideas, and worked with him until Sloan said he got it right.  His picture resembled a red, one-eyed octopus.

 
 

     Bryce Gross, 4, described his monster as one who lives in a treehouse and plays music. 

     “My monster has 18 eyes and can see in all directions,” he added, as he perfectly counted the eyes in the picture. “My monster is nice and his name is Tristen.”

 
 

     Whalen Farrell, 4, named his monster after his sister, Mia.  Even though she is shown with horns, he told Junior Art Student Erica Pixley that his monster was his best friend.

     “She likes breakfast and that is why we put fruit on her head,” he explained.

 
 

     Averie Sartain and Hadley Waller are best friends, so they decided to design a “look alike monster” that Beth Priddy incorporated into picture.  Beth got very specific instructions from the twosome.  They said, “It is a yellow monster that likes to play.”

     Ms. Phillips showcased the pre-K artwork beside the advanced art students’ work in the hallway outside of her classroom.

     “The display has caused a lot of discussion,” Phillips said.  “My students really worked to incorporate the ideas that were inside the heads of our young students.  I told them to grab their ideas and they did.”  

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