Friday, October 30, 2015

Empty Bowls Workshop

For the last several years I have been part of a workshop to create pottery pieces for the silent auction at the Lutheran Social Services Empty Bowls Luncheon.  This year I was able to get through three pieces.  It is always fun but a great lesson in giving away for those less fortunate.

4th grade reviewing SHAPE, LINE, and PATTERN

My students, once again had a blast doing this project.  First we reviewed geometric shapes by discussing what makes a shape geometric.  Then we sprayed them with water and watched them bleed into organic shapes.  Using marker we enhanced the new organic shape, then filled in our background with line pattern (after reviewing the 5 categories of line).  Finally. We added a little touch of complementary color for emphasis.