Friday, April 15, 2011

Calder Wire Fish

This lesson was inspired by the artist Alexander Calder. Students used an assortment of twist wire, pipe cleaners, beads and sequins to complete their sculptures. They have lots of personality!!!

Starry Night Quilling

This is a lesson for fourth and fifth graders inspired by Van Gogh's Starry Night. Students were instructed to draw a large tree similar to Van Gogh's and several small buildings and color with colored pencil. For the sky we used a basic quilling technique in various shades of blue for the swirls/wind and yellow for the moon and stars.