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  • Sculptural Book Books are meant to be read…but have you ever thoughtabout turning one into a sculpture? For this final projectyou will deconstructand modify abook, turning it into asculpture. You can manipulate thebook in any way youwould like bycutting, folding, removingparts, adding elements, etc.
  • Book Art
  • Your ActivityYou will create a sculptural book from anexisting hard cover book by altering anddeconstructing it. Your sculpture should…1. be inspired by a book artist2. Highlight at least 3 of the elements andprinciples of art/design3. tell a story or have a theme View slide
  • Materials & ProcessesYour sculptural book may be constructed usingany material or combination of materialsexplored in Sculpture I and II, as well as anyothers materials, processes and ideas you maybring into class or research on the internet.The foundation or basis of yoursculpture should be a book…what you add to it (or take away)is completely up to you. View slide
  • Motivation & InspirationYour piece must show influence of a sculpturalbook artist from the list below. If you findanother artist during your research and wouldlike to use them as inspiration, please see mefor approval.Book Artists:Brian DettmerSu BlackwellRobert TheCara BarerJacqueline Rush LeeOlafur EliassonDaniel EssigIssak Salazar
  • Don’t ForgetYour sculptural book must focus on at least3 of the elements and principles of art andtell a story or have an overarching theme orconcept.
  • What You’ll Do:1. Research Book Artists and choose ONE thatyou will use as influence for your ownsculptural book.2. Complete sketchbook packet. See handoutfor more details and directions.a. Bio on the artist you are influenced byb. Images of artwork you are using as inspiration ANDfrom the artist you have chosenc. YOUR OWN idea development, influence andthumbnail sketches – include elements and principlesand story or themed. FIVE detailed drawings that illustrate your final piece
  • What You’ll Do:3. Meet with teacher to review research anddiscuss ideas and plans.4. Using materials you have planned, inspirationfrom the artist, and your sketches andnotes, create your own book sculpture.5. Complete and hand-in your finalproject, sketchbook pages, rubric, andreflection.
  • Tips: Detailed research of an artist that you like willimprove your final project. Consider the elements and principles – how canyou incorporate them or make them a focus ofyour book? Go beyond the expected and ordinary. This is aFINAL project…my expectations are high! Craftsmanship and creativity are keys tosuccess. Go back to your planning throughoutprocess, but don’t be afraid to modify yourplans if the piece is not turning out as you hadhoped.
  • Requirements: Complete 5 full pages in sketchbook Complete final piece inspired by anartist, showing the elements and principles andtelling a story or having a specific theme Complete final reflection sheet Develop the piece on your own and do not relyon teacher to give you ideas or solve problems
  • Expectations & Grading:This project should be treated as a final exam: your ideas and work should be original no part of this assignment can be turned in late -there will be no make-ups, re-dos, or additional timeand materials provided you will be required to solve problems on your own(not rely on teacher to give you answers) if any portion of this project is lost or not submittedby the due date, it will be calculated as a ZERO grade
  • Grading Breakdown:This project is worth 20% of your overall grade Sketchbook assignment is worth 70 pointsand 50% of the final project grade Final sculptural book is worth 53 points and40% of the final project grade Final reflection is worth 26 points and 10% ofthe final project grade
  • Project Due Dates:Sketchbook Packet: Monday, May 6th hand-in by end of class, meetings on 5/6 and 5/8Project In-Progress Review: Thursday, May 16thFinal Project Critique: Wednesday, June 5thFinal Packet with Reflection & Rubric: Friday, June 7th