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Pop Art-Inspired Faux Food

For our first Art Club clay project this year the theme was junk food, inspired by Pop Artists like Claes Oldenburg.  The students created clay sculptures using simple forms like spheres, cones, slabs, coils and pinch pots and practiced sculpting and attaching pieces of clay to create life-sized, realistic looking food. The fired pieces were […]

Close-Up Snowmen

Third graders are wrapping up the semester with a close-up snowman painting. This lesson comes from the blog Deep Space Sparkle. We used 9×12″ blue construction paper, oil pastels, white tempera paint, brushes and cotton swabs. Most of the class was able to finish in one 45 minute class period, and the results were great. We talked […]