Wayne Thiebaud Cakes

5th Grade Wayne Thiebaud Cakes Fifth grade learned about famous artist Wayne Thiebaud who made a living creating stunning oil paintings of sweets. We used chalk pastel on colored construction paper to create our own version of his cakes. We learned about the elements of art form and value. We also learned blending techniques with…

Birds Eye View Snowmen

4th – Aerial View Snowmen Supplies: 12×12 piece of paper blue watercolor 12X18 paper with traced the 3 different sized circles little squares of cardboard – 4 per student scrap construction paper various colors We started with a 12×12 piece of paper for the background. We added snowflakes and swirls and dots with a white…

Snowmen at Night

Snowmen at Night Chalk Pastel Drawings read the book “Snowmen at Night” which is beautifully illustrated by Mark Buehner. READ Snowmen at night: http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/snowmen-at-night/reader First I demonstrated how to draw and shade snowmen being lit by moonlight. Students needed to be able to create a sense of a 3-D form through shading on one side. They…