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Types of Wood for Projects 2:04
Tools Needed for the Process 6:22
Qualities of Wood and How to Work with It 4:59
Safety Tips and Basic Cuts 3:12
Beginning Wood Sculpture Methods 4:39
Traditional Wood Burning 4:50
More Advanced Projects
Simple Face Carving 8:23
Fishing Lure Carving 12:23
Assessment and Feedback
Critique Ideas 2:13
Assessing Wood Carving Projects 1:35
Showcasing Student Work 1:45
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
3 PD Hours
1 Discover which materials work best for beginner and more advanced wood carving.
2 Learn how to keep wood carving procedures safe in the art room.
3 Explore how to push your students’ wood carving work to the next level.
In this PRO Pack, gain a solid foundation in wood carving basics. Discover how to apply basic techniques to create simple yet engaging sculptural projects for your students. Learn the ins and outs of basic carving, as well as two-dimensional and reductive wood burning. It’s everything you need to know to get your students started creating with a natural art medium!
7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills
Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.
High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Molly Wiste is an art educator from northern MN. She loves helping her students become independent artists by focusing on the creative process and offering choice in the art room. In her spare time, Molly is a competitive chainsaw carver.