Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Intro. to Art- Coil Pots

Watch Video:
Notice the different techniques...
Coil, slab, pebbles, spiral medallions

Read the Clay Terms
Write the Clay Terms and Definitions in your sketchbook or on paper.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Patriotic Poppies For Memorial Day with Mrs. Hurd's Drawing Class

Paper Mache Gargoyles with Mrs. Hurd's Crafts Class

Gargoyle/Grotesque Project

Inspiration:  Labyrinth the movie

Students will watch Jim Henson's the Labyrinth Movie and complete movie notes handout.


Create a gargoyle or grotesque creature inspired by Jim Henson's puppets out of paper mache.  Watch the paper mache demo below for ideas.

Directions: 1. Brainstorm
2. Sketch out ideas & decide
3. Breakdown sketch into individual parts
4. Decide how you are going to make it three dimensional- cardboard, tape, crumpled paper, shaped paper, wire, tin foil
5.  What color will you be painting the sculpture?  Funky, faux stone, solid, pattern?
6.  Get sketch approved by Mrs. Hurd