Chihuly’s Macchia Bowls

  Fourth grade learned about world famous American glass artist Dale Chihuly. [Times photos: James Borchuck] They made their own version of his glass Macchia bowl series using plastic! They used a special kind of plastic, Dura-Lar Acetate Alternative, that hold it’s shape after heated up and cooled down, similar to glass. To create their…

Chihuly’s Ikebana Sculpture

3rd grade Visual Art Chihuly’s Ikebana Sculpture Third grade learned about world famous American glass artist Dale Chihuly. They made their own version of his Ikebana sculpture series using recycled water bottles! They learned the art technique of decoupage and coated the bottles with warm or cool color tissue paper. The Ikebana series is inspired…

Chihuly Paintings

Chihuly’s Sculpture Paintings   Second grade learned about world famous American glass artist Dale Chihuly. They learned that Chihuly was involved in a car accident that made him blind in one eye making it difficult for him to continue making glass sculptures. But he didn’t let that stop him, now he makes collaborative sculptures with…

Chihuly’s Macchia Bowls First grade learned about world famous American glass artist Dale Chihuly. They made their own version of his Macchia bowl series using coffee filters! They used markers to add COLOR to their filters. Then we sprayed them with water to blend all the colors together. Finally we draped them over paint bottles…