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CLAY SCULPTING with MELINDA BAKER 

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"Imaginary Creatures and Habitats" 

Attendees will brainstorm creatures and their habitats and create imaginary creatures out of polymer clay. Artist will explore mixing and blending clay to create new colors. Families will collaborate on their design of a 3/D habitat with mixed media collage.

ART SUPPLIES LIST:
 

CLAY

Red, yellow, blue, and white polymer clay such as Sculpy, Fimo (best for older youth)

or Red, yellow, blue, and white Model Magic (best for younger youth).  

 

Please note that Fimo or Sculpy must be cooked in an over or toaster oven at a low temperature. Cooking directions are included on packaging.  Model Magic is air-dry clay.

 

Mixed Media Habitat

  • Shoe box

  • Scissors

  • Glue and or glue sticks

  • Paper (recycled newspaper, magazines, wrapping paper, old maps, crafting or decorative papers, construction paper)

  • Fabric scraps

  • Other exciting found objects from home

  • Crayons, markers

ABOUT MELINDA:

Melinda Baker has been an instructor at ARTsmart/FACT since 2001. After receiving her BFA from UCSC with an emphasis in printmaking, she pursued further studies in art history, illustration, textile design, and education. Melinda’s watercolor paintings have been exhibited in California and New Mexico. Melinda has been teaching art to Rio Arriba County and Santa Fe students for over 20 years.

 

ARTsmart’s mission is to ensure access to quality visual art education for all students attending Northern New Mexico’s public schools.

https://www.artsmartnm.org