Sunday, June 14, 2009

Photography

Armed with camera, the kids were to focus on an interesting spot on the Sock Monkey and click!


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Self....Puppets?

While photography was going on, Sarah taught the class on how to make a "self-portrait" FANDANGO puppet! Great job Sarah!
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Friday, May 29, 2009

Mosaics

To introduce the kids to mosaics was tricky due to the mess. So, fabric paint was used in place of grout! The kids tacky-glued glass stones to a wooden shape and used to fabric paint to fill in the spaces in between the stones - some kids got a little more creative...
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Monday, April 6, 2009

Wire Structures

What do you get when you mix wires, beads and a block of wood? Creativity! Clothes-hanger wire was used for the vertical body, then slid into a pre-drilled block of wood. Assorted, pliable wires and beads were then wrapped around the upright to create these wire sculptures. Too much fun!
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Saturday, March 28, 2009

Sandpaper Art

What happens when you give kids sandpaper and a bucket of crayons? Mania! After showing the class a slide show of Vincent Van Gough, the kids were asked to create their version of a dream-like picture, emphasizing Van Gough's movement in Starry Night. This is what we got!!!
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Monday, March 2, 2009

Abstract Portraits

Picasso's abstract portraits inspired the students to produce these portraits. With a felt-tip pen, the students drew each facial feature on a different colored paper, cut the features out, then pieced them together to form a face.
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Thursday, February 26, 2009

The Wild Beasts

Fauvism (Les Fauves=The Wild Beast) and Henri Matisse were the inspiration for this project. The students cut out, freehand shapes from colored paper and pasted the shapes to paper of their choice.

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