In early April, Oppenheimer Elementary Kindergarten and Grade 5 students got a unique opportunity to create some fantastic chalk paintings using chalk pastels and tempera paint. The painting sessions were coordinated by Artist in Residence Marta Robertson-Smyth. Robertson-Smyth had the students sketch out the symbiotic relationship between bees, flowers and plants with chalk pastels.
The entire project was a huge hit with both sets of students. The resulting artwork is a colourful example of the creativity we all have inside of us. Robertson-Smyth is a well-known and popular artist who has worked extensively with Vancouver educators.
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