2nd Graders continue carving and modeling their clay cultural portrait sculptures

 

The 2nd graders have continued to create their clay sculptures: original artifacts of each student’s experience in reflecting on a cultural celebration that he/she experiences with family (and/or friends).  Having chosen a particular person whom the student associates with this cultural celebration, the children are now well on their way to finishing their sculptures, having modeled and carved a head, eyes, nose, mouth, ears, hair, and the related details.  The sculptural heads will each be attached to a clay base, engraved with a name, bisque-fired, glazed in color, and finally glaze-fired.  The artworks will be on display at the Cross Cultural Lunch on Tuesday October 16.

 

 

Next the students will attach their sculptures to a base (a slab of clay), using the SCORE & SLIP process:

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