Mrs. Karla Grzymala



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Mrs. Karla Grzymala

Hi there!

This is my second year here at Forbes Middle School. My name is Karla Grzymala (Griz-mala) and I am going into my fourth year teaching Art. I am a local phototagrapher in the area and am so passionate about art.  I am certified in Art EC-12 and Technology Applications EC-12. This year I hope to not only help your students become better artists, but also become amazing young leaders in their communities. I want to teach them to have passion, vision and excellence for art and their education.

I am married to my best friend Mr. Grzymala, I have two beautiful stepdaughters that are 12 and 7, and we have an amazing fur-baby Buddy the Dog. My husband and I love food, world travel, and photography. <3



    Course Description: Students will develop a basic understanding of art through a range of techniques with historical and cultural enrichment. Students will use real life observation, techniques, and skills to help express their selves through art. Students will also gain an understanding of constructive criticism while critiquing other student’s work.



    -Value creating art as a rewarding lifelong activity.

    -Creating artwork through a variety of colors, forms, and lines.

    -Become familiar with a variety of techniques and media.

    -Create work that expresses ideas through a variety of media with appropriate skill.

    -Learning the art of constructive criticism.


    Media/Techniques Covered: Drawing (pencil, ink, crayon, markers, pastel), Painting (tempera and watercolor), and Assorted Three-Dimensional Crafts.

     Artistic Elements and Principles Covered: Line, Shape, Color, Texture, Form, Space, Value, Emphasis, Rhythm, Pattern, Balance, Proportion, and Unity.