Tag Archives: Sculpture

Sculptural Abstractions

Grade 7/8: Free Form Sculptures Painted in the Style of … Here’s a tease for what we’ve got going in the Art Room these days. Watch for more … coming soon! Okay, truth be told. I was leaving the Art … Continue reading

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Sculptures in the Style of …

Grade 7/8:  Using Wire and Nylon to Create Free-form Sculpture After seeing this project on several websites, I decided to give it a go with one of my smaller classes.  It also seemed like an excellent way to introduce them … Continue reading

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Inspiration: the Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Grade 4/5:  Wrapped Animal Sculptures It only took one look from me at these wonderful sculptures from this group of women from central Australia, the Tjanpi Desert Weavers,  and I knew we had a must-do project:  woot! When I showed the … Continue reading

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3D Zentangles, Boxed

Grade 4/5 Altered Zentangle Drawings This was one of the first projects of the year, though I have only photographed them recently.  It was going to be like a lesson I did in a previous year, but a couple of … Continue reading

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More Op Art Cubes

Grade 7/8:  Op Art Cube Sculptures There was a distinct ‘Op Art Buzz’ going on, so I took the ideas and lesson I did for Op Art cubes with the grade 6’s at the other school, and added a pedestal … Continue reading

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At Last, Totem Poles!

Grade 5/6 Paper Mache Totem Poles   This project would be a long process at the best of times, and this year it became even more protracted between the student teacher’s work with the class, my own trips to Jamaica … Continue reading

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Class Letters

Grade 5 Paper Mache Letters with Action! Painting This was a project that took quite a while to complete, but the process was a good one, and had some fun moments along the way … We began with building the … Continue reading

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Cardboard Abstractions

Grade 2/3 Sculpture Construction I am really likin’ this project.  Definately a ‘do-again’. These are built as three dimensional pieces, but some of them look quite different and wonderful when photographed from above.  This flattens the image, but I have … Continue reading

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We’ve Got Tide Pools!

Phase One Tide Pools:  Grade 1/2 Starfish The idea started with paper mache starfish, and it IS going to go on from there.  I had the grade 1/2’s get busy with  aluminum foil and coloured tissue paper (thank you, everyone … Continue reading

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Today, Our Sculpture Picnic.

We had a lovely day today with good friends on our way home from skiing in NY State:  on the recommendation of other good friends, we sought out Griffis Sculpture Park.  It is officially open from May through October, but … Continue reading

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