Materials:- Craft Sticks
- Black and White Paint (Acrylic works best)
- Assortment of "knick knacks"
Louise Nevelson is always a great artist to reference when introducing assemblage vs. collage. The students made these mini assemblages in two class periods. The first class period we assembled our bases by laying two craft sticks parallel to one another. Craft sticks were glued on top going in the other direction. Make sure they write their name on their projects!
Next, we piled on the goodies.. my kids actually loved doing this more than I expected!
The second day was our paint day. I emphasized to get in all the cracks and crevices. I told them a good rule of thumb would be that I shouldn't be able to tell what each item's original color was.