Sunday, May 27, 2018

Tiny Farms

The fifth grade classes finished their Grant Wood studies last week, and I decided to plan one more clay project for them.  I kept the theme of landscapes, but I had them sculpt a tiny scene.  They carved various textures into a slab, and they added creative details.  With the paint, I had them focus on creating contrast with various greens and various patterns.  They loved this project, it did not use much clay, and the products turned out well.  Here are photos of some finished work and some works in progress!

American Sculpture: Martin Puryear

Martin Puryear is a 79 year old sculptor who lives in New York.  He has traveled the world to study art and craft traditions, and he has rec...