Friday, May 27, 2011
2nd graders learned about Wayne Thiebaud and then painted these fabulous cakes with tempera.
It was pretty challenging - we outlined with contrasting colors for "halation" and even though they were a small 9x12" size, we still hadn't gotten to painting backgrounds. As a matter of fact some kids were struggling to complete painting their fancy cakes during their art time.
So in the end, I said NO MORE PAINT and we cut them out and glued them on colored paper, which got decorated with an assortment of colored pencils, gel markers, and more. Any unpainted cake got completed with these materials as well, and the kids were happy. So they turned out pretty cool after all! YUM!
Here's (almost) the whole bulletin board: