Paper Mâché Rain Sticks
Our student teacher, Ms. G, planned and taught a fabulous paper mâché sculpture lesson for us. Interactive rain sticks were an absolute hit! From the toothpick and cardboard tube construction to the Australian aboriginal-inspired end caps, we love every minute of it! Thanks Ms. G! More photos of finished work to come.
Zilker Elementary Art Class
Students are studying the artist Eric Carle. We looked at his books "Mister Seahorse," "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," and "The Very Busy Spider" and talked about how he created his own textured paper to create the collages in his books. One class focused on seahorses, another on butterflies, and yet another on tropical birds. First, students painted their paper using warm or cool colors. After each line of color was painted, students used tools or the wooden end of their paintbrushes to…