SMA STUDIO: MODEL MAGIC CARICATURES
Let your students’ personalities shine during this sculpture lesson focused on the art of caricature! Students will use a modeling compound and armature to create their own caricatures inspired by Andy Anderson’s wood carving. During this virtual program, students will learn the basics of creating a human head form using an armature and techniques for sculpting facial features. A quick virtual visit to the gallery will illustrate some of the unique ways wood carver Andy Anderson brought his caricatures to life. This program is designed for high school-aged students.
Studio Art Kit includes three 1 oz. model magic and one armature for each student, as well as a teacher and student guide. Classroom teachers will need to supplement with watercolor or acrylic paint if students wish to add color to their completed sculpture.
SMA STUDIO: SUN PRINTS
Introduce your class to cameraless photography! During this program, students will learn how artists have used cameraless photography both as a tool for processing traditional film as well as a photographic form in its own right. Students will have the opportunity to create two sunprints, or cyanotypes, using materials provided in the studio art kits. This program will be available in Spring 2023.
Studio Art Kit includes 2 pretreated sunprint papers for each registered student. Classroom teachers will need to supplement with found objects such as leaves, buttons, etc. for creating and containers for processing sunprints. This program does
Explore the many careers available in the museum profession through this interview series with staff from the Stark Museum of Art, The W.H. Stark House, and the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation. Students will meet key staff, including administration, curatorial, exhibitions, education, and security. This virtual field trip is a great starter for classroom discussion on career paths and opportunities. This program is aligned with Fine Art TEKS. New videos may be added throughout the year.