Well, now is as good of a time than any to rectify that!
The reason it's a "Mixed Media" project is because the background (first stage) is done with oil pastels. I put out white, yellow, gold, and blue oil pastels. From there, the students make their "starry night" about 3/4 to 2/3 of a way down the blue surface.
|Stage 1: Stars and "Starry Night"|
|This one is supposed to be counter clockwise vertical...|
|Stage Two: Mid-ground of Mountains and hills.|
The third stage is adding the village to the foreground. And tomorrow, I will encourage them to put in a large tree (also in the foreground, but even perhaps overlapping a house or two), reminiscent of the tree in Van Gogh's original 1889 "Starry Night".
|Third Stage: Village and up-close Tree if applicable|
My older student is also on a collage project with a patriotic theme. I previously picked up some old maps and magazines with the patriotic colors and themes in them (this time of year is great for finding those). I went to a used books and magazine store called Bookmans. Wow - that place is dangerous. I'm glad it's ind of far away enough to not beckon me more often!
Here is her "Textured Hand" project that she completed after her "Designer Hands" project.
DEMONS of the UNDERWORLD POKING as US with TRIDENTS!
Yes, I know I've said plenty about the heat here. Well, no need to say it again. It's said perfectly from this newsclip this morning.
A friend on FB immediately tagged me and sent it to me saying this had ME written all over it. And as you can see from Cory, the weatherman, I'm not the only one who feels this way! Click HERE.
And just so he is not misunderstood as too dramatic, this is the extended forecast in which he was referring: