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Greek Amphoras November 27, 2008

Filed under: projects — alaplante @ 3:15 am
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The second grade classes came for an Open Studio class, to create artwork related to the Greek history they are learning about in Social Studies.  The second graders used scratch paper to draw Greek amphoras, or vases.  The traditional amphora is created using a technique called sgraffito, which means scratching into the clay.  The students got to mimic that technique by scratching away their image instead of drawing it.

Here are some final results:

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