SchoolArts Magazine

January 2018

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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® Alliance for Young & Writers Artists 800•447•8192 BLICK ® Altered Alebrijes Lesson Plan for Grades 2–12 NEW lesson plans and video workshops at For students of all ages! The Alebrije is an art form that originated in Mexico in the 1930s, when artist Pedro Linares dreamed of a strange land filled with colorful creatures and then recreated those visions out of papier mâché. Using an old toy, plaster wrap, and bright decoration, kids can fashion a fantastical Alebrije sculpture all their own. Transform an old toy into a vibrant sculpture. Crayola Portfolio Series Acrylics Customer-Rated! To enter, visit: Media Mixed CONTEST I c a n c o n n e ct Step 1: Cover a toy with damp strips of plaster cloth and allow to dry. Step 2: Add extensions such as wings, horns, and tails made with air-dry modeling clay. Step 3: Paint with vibrant acrylic colors. 4th Annual

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