Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Fourth Grade Zig Zag Paintings Are Complete!

Students painted a realistic version of themselves and an unrealistic version of themselves....

One direction shows a painting in garish, unconventional colors...

While the other direction shows them in true-to-life form with tints and shades in their painting.

Inspiration for this artwork came from my colleague, Mrs. Tannert and her zig zag creations.  Check her out at


  1. Wonderful portraiture for 4th graders!

  2. Absolutely love your zig-zag project--would you be interested in writing that up for NAEA's Instructional Resource Gallery? Please email me at, so that I can explain more! Great site. Thanks for sharing.

  3. these are amazing! what an wonderful idea! i'm sure the kids loved this project.