WHAM! Paper Relief Sculptures

Grade Level 5-6, 7-8 Duration Classes are 46 minutes long. Project took 6 days from intro to end. Materials -construction paper -tempera paint -bubble wrap -paintbrushes or brayer to apply paint to bubble wrap -foam board cut into small pieces (to create a 3D, relief effect) -regular glue -hot glue -scissors -some used X-Acto knives […]

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Pie and Cake Shape Templates

This one piece template folds up to create the structure for a thick piece of cake with a flat end. Print out on cardstock or glue on to thin cardboard (like the thickness of a cereal box). Cake template1 Example of Cake template2 This two piece template folds up to create the structure for a […]

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Food as a Muse, Wayne Thiebaud turns 100 years old

This month, on November 15, artist Wayne Thiebaud turns 100 years old. So, this month I have some related content if you should you opt to do a Wayne Thiebaud style project. Preparing the content made me reflect how, in my house, November is all about food. First, we enter November on Halloween’s heals, candy […]

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Think Series: Wayne Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud_Think This projection can be used as a bell ringer or conversation starter for a project on Wayne Thiebaud. Check out this related post, lesson, and downloadable templates.

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Halloween Meets Art History

Let’s visit Halloween of the past. Why? Because Halloween has so many creative opportunities. Now, as an art teacher I was always billed the creative person in the house. But, turns out, my husband’s creative side was just laying dormant until we had kids and until Halloween. It had to do with a deficit in […]

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