Thursday, 17 July 2014

Tinfoil Man {Virtual Fridge}

This Week
This week I blew the dust off my Usborne ART Treasury and we read about Alberto Giacometti and his sculpture called The Square on page 64-65. The thing I really love about this book is the art projects to do at home to help the topic come to life.  We made pipe cleaner tin foil sculptures.

Sir N sculpted this tinfoil man out of pipe cleaners and tinfoil and my friend Mrs T sculpted the dog on the right.  This project was a lot of fun and the thing we learned was you needed to make the feet fairly sizable in order for your sculptures to stand. The step by step instructions can be found on page 66 & 67 of The Usborne ART Treasury

Featured This Week
I have two features this week.  The first one is a Frozen inspired costume with a tutorial over at Raventhreads.

The Second is Dyeing Play Silks with children tutorial over at The Potters Hand Academy.

Your Turn

I invite you to take some photo's of your children's artistic pursuits put them in a post and link up with me I would love to come over and see the wonderful art your children have enjoyed doing.
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The Virtual Fridge a weekly art meme where we can hang our children's art on a virtual fridge. This meme was started by Jennifer over at A Glimpse of our Life who kindly invited three other bloggers to co-host this weekly meme.

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  1. Thank you so much for featuring me!! :) We had a ton of fun dyeing playsilks, and I'm so happy that others enjoyed our post!

  2. That's a great pipe cleaner man! He really did a good job.


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