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BSE Mural- Day 13

I couldn’t wait to put all the pieces together now. We had made so much progress on both the globe and the flat panels that I was ready to see what we had accomplished. This was about the time that … Continue reading

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BSE Mural- Day 12

Next step was to place the South American continent on to the globe, along with parts of Western Africa, Greenland and Antarctica, since they will all be seen on the globe. We took out sandwich-bag sizes of cement bags (they … Continue reading

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Bonny Slope mural- Day 11

MOVING UPSTAIRS  to the Upper Grades. After a short vacation break, I brought the mural to the upstairs hallway to begin working with the 3rd graders. Our work now is to mosaic the continents, and we started by looking at … Continue reading

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Bonny Slope mural- Day 10

I told every 2nd grade class that we really had to see all the big board of mosaic and the globe together in one picture. That way, we could really see what we had accomplished, and what was left to … Continue reading

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Bonny Slope mural- Day 9

Here’s a look inside of a kiln. We are firing 6 kiln loads this week to fuse all of the glasswork from 1st grade. In this load are the fish made by Ms. Smith’s class swimming alongside the flowers and … Continue reading

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Bonny Slope mural- Day 8

These are the fish that will swim in the oceans of our world. They were masterfully created by the students in Ms Smith’s class,  and I have to say they are fine pieces. Each fish is made of up four … Continue reading

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Bonny Slope mural- Day 7

Here are the figures done by Ms Csepcsanyi (orange) and Ms Parks’ (yellow) classes. Each figure is trying to show a little character of the artists themselves. There will be a total of 30 figures which literally stand at the … Continue reading

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Bonny Slope mural- Day 6

Today I met with the 1st graders and we made collages of the objects that they will be doing in fused glass for the mural. Layering paper for a collage is similar to layering glass in fusing, because it involves … Continue reading

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Bonny Slope mural- Day 5

Here we are continuing with the fill on the floral background. I have explained to the students that I designed the flower as a 12 petaled flower so they could see it as a clock. Each of the 2nd grade … Continue reading

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Bonny Slope mural- Day 4

This week I start working with both the 1st and 2nd grades. We are going to be continuing the fill of the globe and the background floral pattern. But even more importantly, I will be fusing glass with the 1st … Continue reading

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