Fifth grade students continue to study Ancient Egypt in art class. Recently students created collars inspired by paintings inside the Egyptian pyramids.
Each student painted a large oval using metallic gold or copper paint on paper. Once the paint had dried, students were encouraged to create a unique radial design with markers. Some students incorporated Egyptian hieroglyphics while others used geometric shapes and lines.
Students then cut out the large ovals, creating a slit on one side so the piece will be wearable. .
Below are examples of the students' work in progress.
Students will wear these Egyptian collars for our next assignment using digital cameras to create an altered photograph. Students will take turns as photographer and subject to create visual narratives using the Egyptian frontalism style.
Below are examples of the students' completed artworks.
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