Frenship Students Experience History through Art

Frenship Students Experience History through Art

Upland Heights fifth grade art students learned about one of the most famous painted spaces in the world this week. Mrs. Jeter took her own firsthand experience at the Sistine Chapel in Italy and brought it back to her classroom at Upland Heights.

Jeter taught her students about Michelangelo while they laid under their desks to draw on the “ceiling,” as he did every day for four years to paint the Sistine Chapel. Jeter explained that Michelangelo considered himself a sculptor, not a painter, and that his pieces don’t have a specific look like most artists’ do.

Students enjoyed exploring a different creative process and had their own ceiling paintings to take home.