We have been doing Wayne Thiebaud sweets too. The shading on these are so fantastic! 2nd grade? I'm very impressed!
WOW Second Grade!! These look amazing and so yummy!
I love the light in the corner! Cute idea!!!
Soooo cute! Were these done with oil pastels? Did they refer to photos of actual cupcakes?
Miss -- Yes, these are oil pastels. We had seen Wayne Thiebaud's cupcakes and talked about light source, tints/shades and shadows. Kids had many examples to look at on the Smartboard AND 5th graders had just made paper mache cupcakes, so they had those to look at, too. They drew and colored in the cupcake liner first with their "main color." Then used white oil pastel on the highlighted side and black on the shaded side. Finally, they colored over the entire liner again with the original color, blending all three colors together. The "frosting" half sphere was done the same way.
Hi, these look wonderful. I am a 2nd grade classroom teacher who's art challenged. I would love more details on how it was done. When they drew the cupcake line were they using the pastel, or a pencil, then going over it with a pastel, for example.
Students use oil pastels for the whole cupcake. The procedure is the same one I use for all cylinders. Perhaps the step-by-step explanation for other cylinders will help you. You can find it here: http://kids-finelines.blogspot.com/2011/03/light-source-for-1st-grade.html
Thanks Fine Lines!