Pop Art Sculptures Using the size of your subject to create visual interest.
Micro sculpture…….. The subject isn’t want creates visual interest, the medium and scale. How does the subject go with the medium?
When possible, incorporate an environmental element to enhance the composition of the sculpture
Work in progress If you can’t find an existing form to transform, construct it
Cheesepuff container • Aluminium tape • Paint • Foam sheet • White paper • Marker • Chipboard • Paper towel roll
Possible inspirations: • Containers • Cleaning supplies • Nature items • Animals • Insects • Beauty supplies • Electronics • Toys • Books • Foods • Hand held item • Office supplies • Candy • Tools • art supplies • Medicine • Medical supplies • Fashion/clothes • There are two approaches to developing your ideas: • Find an item to transform that has a similar form of something of a different scale • OR • Construct your item out of easily available materials.
Rubric/Statement • 1. FILL OUT RUBRIC-NOTING WHY POINTS ARE DEDUCTED_____15Pts. –Meets Criteria 5pts-use of scale to depict a hand held object in a table top size sculpture 5pts-pop art subject-everyday non-art object 5pts-realistic /accurate scale and detailing _____20ptsPts.-Craftsmanship 10pts-structurally sound/free standing 10pts-overall neatness/structural elements hidden_____20Pts.-Creativity 10-unique idea 10-complexity of design_____/55 TOTAL 2. Write short artist statement: -brief description of project objective and how it fits the pop art theme -describe construction process/design choices/inspiration/ what was the scale ratio? -What was the most difficult part of the project? Did you have to improvise because of the limitations of materials
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