Monthly Archives: November 2015

Faces from Indonesia

7th grade students have completed a lengthy lesson (really 2 lessons in one) centered around the mask making style common to the Indonesian Islands. While we primarily examined the style of of the Lombok tribe, similar mask styles can be … Continue reading

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New 6th grade Drawings

Sixth graders have finished the first assignment, a carefully observed drawing of student created still life displays.  Students worked hard to use multiple drawing techniques (hatching, cross hatching, scumble, accent line, smudge, erased highlights, stipple, etc) and a range of … Continue reading

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Of Monsters and Mugs

6th graders have completed beautiful ceramic mugs inspired by the mythical monsters of ancient Greece.  You will find Hydras, Chimeras, Minotaurs, and Cyclops among others.  These pieces are a mix of “functional” pottery, (they must hold water) and artistic sculpture. … Continue reading

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