Steampunk Sculpture

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration unknown Materials Cardboard, cardboard, wire, scissors, glue (yahoo liquid glue), masking tape, steampunk embellishments found, scavenged, or bought (you can buy in bulk at Amazon (,, plaster bandage OR paper mache (wallpaper paste or glue/flour mixture), bowls, gesso, newspaper, brushes, variety of acrylic paint colors, including metallic. Media Mixed […]

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Grade Level 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 Duration 7 periods, 45 minutes in length Materials This project was done with clay but could be done with paper mache. Student collect recycled material to create an armature from (cereal boxes, egg cartons, etc. Basic clay tools like a knife, rolling pin, sculpting tools, etc. Media Clay Lesson Objectives […]

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Marbled Drape Pots

Grade Level 9-10 Duration 3-4 classes of 45 minute length Materials 2-3 varieties of different colored clay bodies with the same shrinkage rate, canvas, rolling pins or a slab roller, plastic bowls and vases for draping the plastic bag, scrap pieces of plastic Media Clay Lesson Objectives To understand a clay’s shrinking rate and successfully […]

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