Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Taotie

My third graders study Ancient China in their classrooms.


In art we do lots of lessons that tie in to that. This lesson was based on the mythical taotie found on ancient bronzes.



Our kids are so lucky to get the opportunity to experience such a variety of media.


(Sorry for the wonky layout.  Blogger is about to make me lose my mind at the moment.)

5 comments:

sallgood said...

Nice! Is this tooling foil?

Brit Gal Sarah said...

You are such a great art teacher, sadly we don't have one!

Snippety Gibbet said...

It is tooling foil. You're right.

Elenka said...

What a great job for such younguns!!
Great job! I bet they loved doing this.

Julie said...

Oh..this is amazing that you would post this right now...I have just made 3 cards using just plain ol heavy duty foil with a round tipped tool whos name escapes me right now. I was amazed at how well they turned out considering the foil I used! These are really great!!!