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Our elementary students are learning some cool techniques. From sketching, to then making clay sculptures and finally topping if off with learning how to dye to make shibori/tie-dye prints.
Some of our Art and Gardening students went on a field trip to check out the Oakland Community Garden in Detroit’s Northend October 22nd.
Jerry Hebron gave them a tour through the garden highlighting the stone cistern, recycled metal sunflower, and murals that depict the communities past and present artists. She explained the importance of the rainwater barrels, heat trapping hoop-house, and community house which shares a meeting room and open kitchen to those in the community. After the tour, students covered a newly planted garlic bed in straw and danced on the outdoor stage.
Before returning to school, they got into a circle and shared why they love art and gardening and one thing they learned that day.
Their responses/reflections included: