Wire Wrapped Jewelry
Students create a piece of jewelry using various wrapping techniques. They create a work of jewelry incorporating the shape and design of the stone. They exhibit their craftmanship.
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Impress Yourself: Textured Pendants
Students experiment with textures and polymer clay while creating individual pendants. This lesson is suitable for all ages and includes ideas for adding "personal touches" to each pendant, baking the pendants, and applying texture and...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Dolls in Tunics & Teddies in Togas
Students identify the basic components of male and female Roman costume, both for children and adults and also, the major social ranks of Imperial Rome and the dress reserved for each gender and rank. They also identify some of the...
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Activity: Polymer Clay Millefiori Cane Beads
Students show an understanding of how millefiori beads are constructed by making some in several styles in polymer clay. They view images and techniques on a website imbedded in this plan and then attempt to make their own.
4th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Teaching Innovative Wire Sculpture
Students discuss the differences between wire art and sculpture. In groups, they practice using the wire in different ways and making innovative sculptures. They make a sculpture of what they are most interested in, may it be animals,...
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts