CREATING A CHANDELIER

The girls made paper flowers to look at the layers of the flowers.  We talked about the design and colors of the chandelier. 

We looked at the flower and found the strongest and best support was from the middle of the stem, so it's there we wrapped the wire.

Designing the flowers
Designing the flowers

We studied the layers of color and construction of a flower and stem. The girls choose the colors for the chandelier.

From the ground up
From the ground up

The girls looked at the different shapes of the flowers and voted on different design decisions.

Looking up
Looking up

The girls choose blues, greens, some purples, multi color and wanted to keep the flowers bright by adding white.

Each flower
Each flower

Each flower, we attached a wire and Carlos helped us attach it to the main frame. We talked about the engineering of the metal

Unique
Unique

Each flower is unique and special

Adding flowers
Adding flowers

We added the flowers one by one, it took a lot of flowers!

Proud
Proud

The girls were very proud of their flowers.

It takes a team
It takes a team

It takes a team to create such a big piece!

Creation
Creation

We attached all of the flowers together, all the while creating design decisions and adding more colors!