Saturday, June 30, 2012

Take Your Paintbrush For a Walk

One of the things I like about Summer Art Club is that it gives the opportunity to the students to improvise while discovering the unlimited possibilities of art.
For this summer adventure the students had to use water colors, to create abstract colorful compositions.

The students used spray water bottles to dilute the water colors.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

(KG) Mixed-media flowers

My students always enjoy creating mixed-media projects. I love seeing the excitement in their eyes when they see the baskets with
the discarded material from previous projects. I recently added some corks I bought from our local The Scrap Exchange  store. 
We decided to create flowers using the different materials found in the mixed-media baskets.  

This student preferred not to paint the clay pieces of her flower.

Having fun spreading the paint without getting our hands messy.

Creating the center of our flower by wrapping the plastic wrap into different shapes.

Student comment: "My petals look like ravioli. I had cheese ravioli last night."   

Using corks to create the petals.

Student comment: "Look! I made a flower with hair."

Student comment: "I made a sunflower."