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Ms. Vanessa from Bronx NY is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Supplies For Stop-Motion Animation And Sculpture

Help me give my students in the Bronx amazing opportunities to create stop-motion animations and sculptures!

  • $1,085 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

My students are amazing! Our high school II is a transfer high school, meaning that our students are under-credited and overaged. This school is often a unique opportunity for our students to graduate from high school. Our school recruits students who are: involved in the juvenile or criminal justice system; homeless or in transitional housing; involved in the foster care system or child protective services; district residents. There are daycare services for our students who are parents. Students have a great rapport with the teachers, staff, counsellors, social emotional coaches, and administration at our school. We all really, really care. We are a small school, and a close community.

My students in my art classes are open, outspoken, thoughtful, creative, expressive, and they ask really good questions.

They are excited to learn new processes and try new materials. My studio art classes favor ongoing projects and exponential learning, allowing students to experience a constructivist approach, wherein they learn by doing.

I want my students to have so many choices for the materials they use, and the ways they make their art.

My Project

These supplies from Blick Art Materials are for my students at AIM II to use in their art classes to learn stop-motion animation and sculpture. I have picked out paints, materials to build and sculpt with, and tools to make precision modeling and details. There are materials which will be used to create layered and considered sets and scenery for stop-motion animations. There are materials for creating characters which will move and speak and sing and interact in stop-motion animations.

Having a wide variety of materials to choose from, like clay and paint, to build sets, characters, and sculptures will help my students to make more thorough and creative stop-motion animations and sculptures.

I love to teach animation, and I think it can be so important and so empowering for students - it's a really special and engaging medium. Animation combines students telling their own stories, practicing a variety of hand art skills, working with technology, to create a final product that inspires pride and is instantly shareable.

If my students are able to work with all these materials I have picked out for them, they will not feel limited in what they can make. I can't wait to see their new work!

Ms. Vanessa
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
51291-2606-Alvin Blue Hills Studio Mobile Storage Cart - Smoke, 6 Drawer • Blick Art Materials $59.99 2 $119.98
33920-1112-Premo! Sculpey Mixed Effects - Set of 12, 1 oz • Blick Art Materials $11.06 10 $110.60
33222-1006-Pearl Paperclay - 16 oz • Blick Art Materials $3.99 25 $99.75
61726-1020-Hygloss Collage Trays - Pkg of 25, 9.5" x 12", Pulp • Blick Art Materials $17.93 5 $89.65
00711-1049-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Basic Color Set, Pack of 6, Pints • Blick Art Materials $23.19 3 $69.57
03238-1015-ArtBin Quick-View Carrying Case - 15" x 14-3/8" x 3-1/4", Translucent White • Blick Art Materials $12.79 5 $63.95
05724-1001-EZ Air Cleaning Wipes - Brush and Hand, 70 Wipes • Blick Art Materials $5.94 10 $59.40
01637-0069-Blick Studio Acrylics - Set of 6 colors, 120 ml tubes • Blick Art Materials $18.84 3 $56.52
34212-1008-Sculpey Essential Tool Kit • Blick Art Materials $23.99 2 $47.98
10493-1029-Uncoated Paper Plates - 9" Dia, Pkg of 250 • Blick Art Materials $9.59 3 $28.77
33292-1052-Sculpey EZ Shape Modeling Clay - Pkg of 52, 2.16 lb, Assorted Colors • Blick Art Materials $5.51 5 $27.55
11320-1008-Roylco Remnants Value Pack - 8 lb of paper • Blick Art Materials $18.39 1 $18.39
33044-1009-Rolling Wooden Tools - Set of 4 • Blick Art Materials $8.95 2 $17.90
11306-1003-Spectra Deluxe Bleeding Art Tissue - 20" x 30", Assorted, 100 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $8.89 2 $17.78
32752-1136-Xiem Studio Attachable Stamps - Uppercase Letters, Set of 36 • Blick Art Materials $15.96 1 $15.96
60502-1009-Genuine Boxwood Tools - Set of 3 • Blick Art Materials $1.68 5 $8.40
32752-1012-Xiem Studio Attachable Stamps - Numbers, Set of 12 • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16

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