Magdalena Nowacka-Jannotta will introduce your and your students to the fascinating art of Polish papercutting. Known as wycinanki (vee-chee-non-kee), this art is most widely practiced in rural villages and used to beautify homes and barns. Scenes of everyday life in Poland set the stage for Magdalena's demonstration. Your students will love watching her cut with her favorite tool, a pair of sheep shears! Brightly colored papers are cut into intricate patterns and layered to produce vibrant designs. The possibilities for creativity are endless.
With just colored paper and a pair of scissors, your students will be able to create beautiful works. "Wycinanki: Polish Papercutting" will inspire them to transform the simplest of materials into works of art.
"Wycinanki: Polish Papercutting" is perfect for upper elementary, middle and high schools, and adults, too. An instructional guide with studio ideas completes this outstanding program.