I did this class on black paper to make it easier to return them to the right classroom. Here's a display shot (they're across from each other):
Students and staff alike have commented on how much they like them.
Here's some of this second group's cupcakes, too:
|A moustache AND a sticking out tongue?!|
|I don't really know what the artist was thinking,|
but I'm lovin' the floating ring-type things.
|The white dripping down is supposed to|
remind the viewer of wax.
|She's every bit the perfectionist she would appear to be |
from the making of this cupcake.
Fourth grade is working on a Mexican Crafts unit, so we took some notes:
And then made some tinwork frames out of 5" x 5" 38 gauge metal (used for tooling). A couple of years ago I figured out it was much easier to press in the designs with a piece of folded felt underneath.
|We "X" where our photograph is going to go.|
|Sorry about the glare, they're IMPOSSIBLE to|
|Front view after it's been folded back.|
|Not the greatest photo,|
but you get the idea.