Q3W24-28Feb12-Mar12 1st

TeacherLinda Brush
Subject AreaElementary Art
Grade Level1st
Week #24-28
Unit of InstructionThiebaud Donut Sculpture;Artist Study,Form, Texture, Balance, Unity, Repetition
Standard(s) Taught


  • I can use different art materials and ways of making art to see how it changes my artwork.  VA.1.C.2.2
  • I can use different materials and real or original choices to create artwork.  VA.1.F.1.1 
  • I can experiment with different materials and ways of making art to express ideas.  VA.1.S.1.1 
  • I can practice using art tools correctly.  VA.1.S.2.1
  • I can use my art skills to make 2-D and 3-D art.  VA.1.S.3.1
  • I can show how to use art tools and materials safely.  VA.1.S.3.3
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• Today I will learn about BALANCE and FORM so that I CAN create a 3-DIMENSIONAL  donut that  is the same on both sides.
• Today I will learn about POP ARTIST, Wayne Thiebaud, so that I CAN create a donut inspired by his artwork.
• Today I will learn about TEXTURE so that I CAN use JOINT COMPOUND  to give my donut the appearance of having real frosting.

Classroom Activities

Students will learn about  Pop artist, Wayne Thiebaud, and his cheerful paintings of sweets. They will plan and draw their donut design. Next, they will create the form using newspaper and tape creating the shape of a donut add joint compound to create the texture. Students will  paint and have the opportunity to use sprinkles and other items to add to their sculpture.  

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