Foam Fossils
April 10, 2018

Foam Fossils

I was looking for an innovative way to create sculptures with my grade seven class. I knew they had tried clay before, and my budget at this stage of the year could not accommodate plaster. Foam insulation blocks provided an exciting alternative. The 2-inch-thick sheets were inexpensive and easy to break up. Simply score them with […]

Exploring the Work of Emily Carr
February 10, 2017

Exploring the Work of Emily Carr

Emily Carr’s work has garnered a lot of interest over the last decade, and her work continues its upward trajectory with a London, England, showing in 2015. It is her unique style that I used to inspire my eighth-grade art class as we examined line, shape and movement. I chose oil pastels for this project, […]