For this part of our butterfly project, the students used a variety of materials to create a mixed-media composition. The students had the option to use markers, water colors, beads, color pencils, paper scraps, and modeling clay. It was interesting to watch them as they were making their choices on how to use the different materials to enhance their compositions. Please click Here to view the drawing part of this project.
This student made the choice to use water colors for the background.
She used markers, paper, beads, and clay to complete the butterfly.
It took a lot of patience to go over her drawing with a marker.
Working with beads and clay.
This students used paper, beads, and clay for the upper and
lower part of the wings.
She used markers for the middle part.
Using markers to create a line pattern.
This student methodically divided the butterfly into two sections.
In one section, he used only markers, while he used a variety of
materials to complete the second section.
Using clay on one side of the butterfly.
Using tools to create textures on the clay.
Making dots with a black marker to enhance the texture on the clay.
Using glue to attach the clay pieces on the butterfly.
Cutting paper into desired shapes.
Creating patterns using color pencils.
This student used a minimal quantity of all the available material to complete her butterfly.
Her favorite part was using water colors for the background.