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ART PROJECT: Day of the Dead Metalwork

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A friend and I alternate teaching a once-a-month art class to 10 homeschool children ages 8 - 12 (funny thing - this is only 3 families, including my own). This month I thought it would be fun to do something spook-inspired in honor of Halloween, but I feel like we've done so much traditional Halloween art that I thought investigating a different culture might be fun. As such, I searched around and found a very cool project over at Dick Blick - Day of the Dead Triptychs. I knew that in the time given there was no way the kids would be able to complete all three panels. My goal was that they each fully complete one panel, hopefully two - and they did .....

..... To read more about how to create this art and to see more photos, please click here. Thanks for reading!
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  1. tri_oak's Avatar
    Very Cool! I love Dick Blick!!!! Wish we had a brick and mortar store near us, but their online store rocks too.
  2. QueenBee's Avatar
    I wish we had the B&M store too ... nearest one is about 2 hours away. They have a great in-store sale this week for anyone near one!
  3. BakedAk's Avatar
    Aaaarrrrggghhhhh! NOTHING is near here!
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