Earlier this year, I submitted work from several (6-10) of my students to the national art contest for students in grades Kindergarten through twelfth grade entitled Celebrating Art. Six of my students' artworks were selected for the contest and publication. Yesterday I learn that from over 1500 entries, one of my fourth grader's artworks was… Continue reading Winner, Winner Turkey Dinner!
OMIGOSH!I'm thrilled with how this turned out. It was so much fun. Mr. E said that the kiddos would enjoy watching the artwork come together. And, he was so right. Everyday they came in (I see students twice a week) they would oooh and aaah as a group. The mural is now hanging in the… Continue reading Finished Winter Mural
They are finished! Here are two of my favorites: a set of beauty queens (can you guess who won?) and a butler. Enjoy!
I've really worked hard to provide a diverse and challenging set of lessons for my youngest students. There were some complaints that this was not the case last year (I was not their teacher either). . .So, it is doubly important to develop their creative abilities this year. Typically, I know a lot of us… Continue reading Ceramic Baby Birds
My 8th graders are creating Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) ceramic figurines. They have been through one kiln firing, and have been glazed. . .Now they await the final firing! I'm soo excited to see them finished. The kids have done an AMAZING job. I'll post the finished ones ASAP. . .But… Continue reading Day of the Dead Figures -Work In Progress