Students use personal qualities, strengths, and characteristics to create a unique Alebrije creature to represent themselves. An alebrije is a traditional Mexican folk art sculpture that represents mythological creatures.
Students researched images of animals and utilized drawing skills to draft several versions of their Alebrije
Students experimented with and mastered the use of gouache paints to create detailed and vibrant Mexican folk art inspired patterns
Students created a gouache painting on watercolor paper of their Alebrije
Students created a 3D paper mache sculpture inspired by their painting