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Fourth graders practiced drawing fish and fish parts before creating a template for their clay piece.  They rolled out a slab of clay, placed their template on top, then used a fettling knife to trim away excess clay.  Students were instructed to use tools and found objects to press in contrasting textures.  The fired fish were painted using a limited palette of metallic acrylic paints.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Comments on: "Textured Clay Fish Grade 4" (7)

  1. These are so beautiful. i like the idea of painting with metallic acrylics as opposed to glazing.

  2. I just discovered your blog via pinterest, and pinned several of your posts. Thanks for sharing all of these ideas! I will be following now.

  3. I love that the kids make their own templates. So much personality! The metallic acrylics look fabulous. I have been

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