• Food Art Sculptures: Innovative Dessert Designs

    2 years ago - By The Helpful Art Teacher

    Our food art unit started two months ago when my students learned the geometry inherent in drawing cake slices, doughnuts and ice cream. Using my You Tube tutorials they were able to create a backdrop of paintings for a classroom bakery art instillation.
    Initially my middle school students created flat looking paintings with no sense of three-dimensional form.
    They were dissatisfied with their attempts and requested instruction to improve their work.
    At the beginning of the semester I had asked them to write down the things they wanted to learn in art class. Student after student wrote; "I...
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