Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Wayne Thiebaud's "Triple Layer Cake"

5th graders have been expanding their knowledge of perspective and depth with this delicious Wayne Thiebaud project. We learned a lot about the amazing pop-artist, and noticed how he always had a strong use of shadows and perspective in simple objects like desserts and candy.

Thiebaud original paintings:

5th graders drew their own triple-layer Thiebaud style cake using the diagram below (it's color coded by step):

They chose what color construction paper they wanted for the background, and colored it with oil pastels to give it the extra "pop."

Delicious final results:

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