Deep in the Art of Texas
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Young scholars create a ceramic tile heart that incorporates the themes of Texas, art and heart. The tiles are created by pressing clay into a mold, trimming it and attaching it to a heart-shaped tile. The tiles will be fired and glazed.
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The Symbolism of Allegorical Art
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9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
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12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
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12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
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