Beautiful Bugs, Amazing Me Self Portraits and Paper Dolls and Candy Crafts!
so they chose one they would like to paint on the smaller wood board and then chose a bug pattern to paint onto the larger board...here's what they came up with!
Aren't they gorgeous? We used lots of metallic paint on these.
Amazing Me Self Portraits...
Yikes...Miss Eileen must be really old if she had to explain to most of the girls what paper dolls were! I think they felt sorry for all the girls in the world who had to play with paper dolls! I had cut out body parts for each girl and they got busy painting them.
I made a prototype of me for them to see what an articulated paper doll was all about...
and told them to paint one of themselves however they wished.
Next up was their self portrait. Using an enlarged photo of themselves, they used a window as a light box and traced the main features of their faces. Below are their images (with one I completed of myself for them to observe.)
And now for the afternoon class!
It all started with sugar...
We started with Skittles and placed it on the canvas and studied shadows, high lights and low lights. Then they painted...and snacked!
Next was bubble gum topiaries with painted terra cotta pots and tulle...an lots of hot glue!
and lastly, Tootsie Roll sculptures...just treat it like play dough or polymer clay and craft away!
Let's not forget the fun of making a Skittle hamburger!