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Lesson: Proposal for a School Sculpture
After discussing the artistic elements and design process needed to construct the modern sculpture, Lao Tzu, kids get logical. They consider the purposeful use of space in the sculpture, design a modern piece for a specific space at school, and then write an organized and well-supported proposal to have the sculpture installed.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 4 Downloads
Students use recycled materials to create a sculpture using additive and subtractive processes. They give a presentation explaining the materials used and how this piece of artwork can be used to tell others about the importance of recycling.
4th - 6th Science 8 Views 34 Downloads
Think IT, Draw IT, Make IT: Cooperative Sculpture Making
Students identify and describe characteristics of minimalist sculpture. They work in groups to create an original minimalist sculpture, using careful written and mathematic documentation.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 12 Downloads
Lesson: Creating a Superhero Sculpture
Indian art depicts an amazing pantheon of gods and goddesses, each having interesting powers and purposes. Young art historians use the provided images to analyze a carved sculpture of a monkey-god. They then brainstorm the attributes found in many superheros, and create a three-dimensional sculpture of their super human hero.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 19 Downloads
Flexible "Glass" Sculpture
Older artists create 2-dimensional surfaces with paint, then use these paintings as the components of a 3-dimensional sculpture. They assemble a free-standing sculpture that may be viewed from any angle by using wire to create the shape. A beautiful product will result from this relatively easy-to-implement art lesson.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
How Text and Art Create a Response - The Chalk Sculpture
Students write a response after looking at the chalk sculptures of artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla. In this sculpture and writing lesson, students watch a short video that show chalk sculptures before answering questions and writing a response about the works.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
3D Paper-Edge Figure Sculptures
Students discover visual arts by creating sculptures in class. In this personal expression lesson, students research the Internet and examine different examples of modern sculptures and 3 dimensional art. Students utilize paper stock, colored construction paper, scissors, markers and glue to create sculptures which they present to the class.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 27 Downloads
GUITARS AS SCULPTURE
Students discuss guitars, pointing out different parts of the guitar, compare/contrast guitars from different times, imagine they are designers hired to build a new age guitar, create many preliminary sketches, choose one, and begin their sculptures.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Students create paper sculptures. In this visual arts lesson, students observe photographs of abstract sculptures and describe their observations. Students use oaktag, tape, scissors, and markers to create their own paper sculptures. Students present their sculptures to the class.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Classical Greek Sculpture
Students create a sculpture of one of their classmates heads in the manner of the Greek sculptures. They apply the correct terminology into making their sculpture. They evaluate their own project and focus on areas to improve on.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Relief Sculpture in Two Parts
Students discuss relief sculptures and examine many examples of Roman urns with relief sculptures. They consider the information these urns give us about Roman culture and then use drywall to design and create their own relief sculpture pieces.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Classical Greek Sculpture
Students view examples of classical Greek sculptures. As a class, they identify the expressive and technical qualities of each and significant works from different time periods. They create their own sculpture of their partner's head using the same techniques as the Greeks.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Anthropomorphic Pottery Sculptures
Learn about anthropomorphic pottery sculptures in this informative video. Young artists demonstrate how to create them, using sculpting clay and plastic bottles. Great video footage, photographs, and detailed text are included.
2 mins 3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads