One of the most challenging projects at our Elementary Art Camp was the Mosaic Vases. I had completed this project several years before and did not remember it being too hard. However the students still did an amazing job and had so much fun with this project and the vases turned out beautiful! Keep readingContinue reading “How To: Mosaic Vases”
To get in the spirit of summer, our elementary students crafted sea turtles out of clay and painted them and they turned out so cute. The elementary students always love clay, it is one of their favorite art projects. This project was spread out over a few weeks and I was so excited to seeContinue reading “Ceramic Sea Turtles”
Our Elementary Art Classes completed their figurine projects. Read this post for all of the details regarding this project. It was very messy and also very fun. I think the students really enjoyed it and their creations are amazing. Each student wrote an artist statement regarding his or her work. The statements are as preciousContinue reading “Elementary Art Figurines”
After spending the last few weeks painting, we moved into making some 3 D art. We started by looking at sculptures of the human figure. Alberto Giacometti and George Segal: I introduced the students to Alberto Giacometti, Swiss Sculptor and Painter. Although he was a painter as well, Giacometti is most renowned for his expressiveContinue reading “Figurines”
Welcome to the New Year! Now that Christmas is over, I am hoping I can share a sampling of our ceramic clocks. I hope you enjoyed receiving them as much as we enjoyed making them.
It was another very creative week at Picket Fence Art. In the adult class we added the final touches to the Ceramic Clocks. We have had so much fun with ceramics the past few weeks that we decided to upgrade the kiln. An early Christmas present arrived for me on Friday! We love working withContinue reading “Adult Ceramics – Final Touch on the Clocks”
The Elves were busy this week at Picket Fence Art Studio putting the final touches on their ceramics projects! Sorry – no photos of the kids classes this week! We talked about Color Theory and mixing colors while we painted our projects. We were busy painting our ceramics in the Adult Class asContinue reading “Ceramic Painting”
We kicked off our first week of art classes at Picket Fence Art Studio with the Tuesday Elementary Art Class. We learned about Seattle’s very own Dale Chihuly. We talked about how Seattle has several glass artist including Mr. Chihuly. He was born in Tacoma and studied at UW and cofounded the Pilchuck School ofContinue reading “Elementary Art on Tuesdays – Chihuly Bowls”