So many of us recognize the colorful and tasty subjects of artist Wayne Thiebaud's work, I thought it would be fun to not only draw our favorite foods- but sculpt them as well. A pile of donated bakery boxes sparked the idea for this project. I thought we could sculpt a type of food that you may find in a bakery box- pie, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, even pizza, and we could paint them and place them inside the boxes just like a real bakery/restaurant would do. Photos of completed work to come! Below is a video of Wayne Thiebaud talking about his work and long career as an artist.
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Hello! My name is Erin Kulis and I am the 4th and 5th grade art teacher at Hampden Meadows in Barrington, RI. I have a BA in Fine art and a Masters of Art Education. I have been teaching art in various environments for over ten years from summer camps, to adult Paint Nite at local restaurants, and most recently a private special education school for students on the severe/profound autism spectrum. I am so happy to be at Hampden Meadows and to share my love of art with this wonderful community!