SchoolArts Magazine

December 2016

SchoolArts is a national art education magazine committed to promoting excellence, advocacy, and professional support for educators in the visual arts since 1901.

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SCHOOLARTSMAGAZINE.COM 31 plastic bottles, and cardboard tubes to build the armatures for their towers and applied three layers of papier-mâché to create the desired surface. Finally, students tore small pieces of colored construction paper and created mosaic surfaces with lay- ers using papier-mâché. Michele Kessler is an art teacher at Gate- way Middle School in Maumee, Ohio. N A T I O N A L S T A N D A R D Connecting: Relating artistic ideas and work with personal meaning and external context. W E B L I N K How do artists... • Find inspiration from nature? • Use the elements of art and principles of design in sculpture? • Build an armature from recycled materials? • Use papier-mâché to sculpt? • Finish sculptures with mosaics?

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