I love the look and texture of embossed metal. I started making these ACEOs a while back and always seem to come back to them from time to time. A few people have asked how they were made, so here are step-by-step instructions. Like anything else, it is fun to try different things, so don't be afraid to come up with your own variations... that's what makes it so much fun! I hope you enjoy the instructions and making your own metal embossed ACEOs. Materials: metal tape or metal sheet…
Owls, Foil, Glue, and Shoe Polish
(original artwork by David, grade 5) Art Club, Grades 1-6 This is one of my all-time favorite projects. The technique has been around for years, and I've loved using it several times with my students. This time around, our art is of owls and leaves. We first planned our compositions, paying attention to all of the positive and negative spaces. We wanted to be sure they were all interesting. Here are some step-by-step instructions. Let me know if you need help! 1. Draw your picture on paper…
Make It... a Wonderful Life
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6th Grade: Egyptian Metal Designs
Egyptian Metal Designs~cardboard covered with foil, design taped at the top edge, trace design in a colored pencil, flip design paper behind, color in areas with colored permanent Sharpies, outline with black Sharpie. Kids love this project!
Copper Relief with Decorated Mat
Tooled copper featuring five patterns. Mat is colored and shaded to match the design on the copper Student Work 2D Art Junior High
I came across this unique idea on a great blog called Make It A Wonderful Life. It was simply too cool not to try out, and the great directions ensured everything worked out well. The end result re…
Illuminated Monograms on Foil
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Middle School Art II Lessons
Personal Graffiti Tag These students learned about the history of graffiti beginning with some of the oldest man-made marks to contemporary artists using various styles to create a public identification. As a class, students discussed the ethical issues surrounding graffiti. Most students agree that tagging someone else’s property is unethical and illegal. To create their tag students first had to create word to use as their tag (or logo). Some students used their name or a nickname while…
Embossed Copper Art & Masks - by J.W. Ford
Masks- By J.W. Ford The 12" X 9" masks are embossed on 36 gauge (5 mil) copper sheet, accented with alcohol ink and acrylic paint. The design is embossed and debossed on alternate sides of the copper sheet, depending on the desired effect. The artist has an extensive collection of beautiful earrings that have been attached to some of the metal masks as embellishment. J.W. Ford describes herself as a visual artist and has worked in charcoal, airbrush with acrylic, watercolor and computer…