This weekend is Sakura Matsuri at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens! Aka the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. In celebration of this traditional Japanese event and beginning of Spring, we created our own version of cherry blossom bonsai tree sculptures. Building an armature from wire was key in order to create a balanced structure to add layers of clay and cherry blossoms made of tissue paper to our miniature tree. The results were beautiful!
These past two weeks took us on an Art Adventure exploring new mediums! We were introduced to acrylic gel medium to transfer printed images from a newspaper and onto our acrylic paintings. We also got a sneak peek/ mini- intro to gold leaf and the process of gilding!
Our Adventurers exhibited so much patience in the paper removal process!
Tres bien! Our results are worthy of a gallery display. Visit our GALLERY here!
Le Finale! The Day has arrived with our Spooky but fun Giacometti Plaster wrap sculpture Haunted Scenes! Ghosts & Spiders & skeletons (sculpted of course!) …oh my! We arranged and constructed our Halloween scenes with our suspending spooky Giacometti inspired heads!
Have a spooky but creative Halloween!!
Our Giacometti inspired Plaster wrap Head Sculptures are slowly coming alive. mwhahaha!
This Week we painted our spooky heads & sculpted even spookier art for our big Halloween scene building next week. Here is a sneak peak! Stay tuned