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Creating Ancient Peruvian Masks with Connie Claymaker

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. ~Pablo Picasso We’ve had the privilege of working with Connie Claymaker this year! She came in to teach us how to make ancient Peruvian masks! What follows are our thoughts: “Woo HOO! Connie’s here I said in my … Continue reading »

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Making Peruvian Masks

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. ~Pablo Picasso “Yeah! Connie is here! When Connie came this was my favourite part: when I was doing the base colour. Mine was brown. We painted the masks with acrylic paints. We went from a big brush to a small brush. … Continue reading »

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Ancient Peruvian Mask Making with Connie Clay Maker (Part III of IV)

“Connie, the AMAZING mask maker came in again!  Before we sat at our desks, Connie had a Peruvian book with ANCIENT ARTIFACTS of Peruvian Masks!  She showed us the older ones and what colours they had.  Unfortunately, they did NOT have PINK back then!  We could only use three or four colours on our AMAZING … Continue reading »

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Ancient Peruvian Mask Making with Connie Clay Maker (Part II of IV)

“This is Part II about the fantastic clay maker Connie!”  (Zack) “On Thursday, my class got to do the clay on our MASKS!  It was superb and fun!”  (Larissa) “On a thrilling Thursday, Connie Clay Maker appeared in our classroom after recess … and helped us MASTER the art of Step 2 on how to … Continue reading »

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Ancient Peruvian Mask Making with Connie Clay Maker (Part I of IV)

“On January 24th, the Grade Three Bloggers had a BLAST with the one, the ONLY … the magnificent … Connie the Clay Maker!  She is the only person we know that can make Ancient Peruvian masks!”  (Kaylee) The ONE … the ONLY … Connie Clay Maker! “If you have NEVER made a Peruvian mask, it … Continue reading »

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