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Emmulate Chihuly's glass art for children! Mix liquid watercolor with Elmers (for a more translucsent) or with Mod Podge (for a more transparent) for brilliant color. Use plain hair dryers to stiffen the plastic into the signature spirals in his chandeliers. Use Clear-Lay plastic film (Blick) to create the spires and water bottles for the spirals, also chicken wire, c-7 Christmas lights, and duct tape (for the spires' bases). We were a huge hit at the TAEA art teachers convention in San…

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Tonawanda Students Inspired by Chihuly

Sculpture by Tonawanda Middle School students inspired by the glass art of Dale Chihuly

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Mosaik selber machen

Great idea for a mosaic--Maybe copy the photo in black and white on copier, then have kids complete it by covering all black and white by looking at the original. Now that is a fun idea.

chandelier made with Sharpie markers on water bottles, cut into spirals.....much safe and more environmentally friendly than heating the plastic with a heat gun to reshape it

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Jackson Pollock Art Lesson for Kids

Jackson Pollock Art Lesson for Kids - looks like a messy and extremely fun art lesson @deborahjustine @classicplay

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Kids Homeschool Art Lesson: Piet Mondrian

Kids Abstract Art Lesson -

Chihuly-inspired paper mache bowls; approx. 12" ---14" wide; lesson by art teacher: Susan Joe

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Tonawanda Students Inspired by Chihuly

Chihuly-inspired sculpture by Tonawanda Middle School students. Plastic bottles painted with acrylic.

Chihuly Art Lesson: water bottle, covered in foil and extended out, then covered in tissue paper/glue (for shiny effect.) Then, attached to tall sculpture using 2x4 and dowel rods