Wednesday, October 8, 2014

This Week In Art...Recycle, Reuse, Reduce

As artists we can also show who or what we care about through the materials we choose to use.  We were looking at the work of various artists who find inspiration from items that have been discarded. Our discussion involved asking questions about why an artist would choose items like this as opposed to newly bought materials.  

I know we have a lot to compete with... all of the technology and resources available to kids today.  But I can't say enough about how much they enjoyed the creative process of taking simple materials and transforming them into imagined creations. Just check out the video below to see for yourself...

some are still in progress!

I'll post more as they finish...

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