Through our look at the Art of the Middle Ages the students explored the beginnings of books with the elaborately decorated book covers.
They chose their favourite book and created their own cover with a tempera painting and Mixed Media Collage.


md bk benjamin t

Benjamin Thornhill, age 8




med bk cassidy

Cassidy Kreitz, age 8



md bk erin e

Erin Elliot, age 6




md bk miranda

Miranda Feener, age 8



medbook JessicaA

Jessica Anderson, age 8



medbook Allysa

Allysa Romans, age 6





The students also looked at the Illuminated Letters found in early books.
The younger students made block prints with added pen and ink and the older students used watercolours with pen and ink.


letter Clare

Clare Gilbert, age 10



letter Benj T

Benjamin Thornhill, age 8



letter Ross

Ross Grabman, age 11



letter Sarah C

Sarah Conrad, age 11