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  • Sculptural  Shoes  –  Final  Project  Sculpture  I                                              Mrs.  Duckworth    Shoes  are  familiar,  recognizable  and  necessary  objects  around  the  world.      A  shoe  is  a  functional  object…but  have  you  ever  thought  about  creating  shoes  as  a  sculpture?    For  this  final  project  you  will  research  shoes  from  a  variety  of  cultures  and  functions,  analyze  shoes  in  art,  and  create  your  own  pair  in  sculptural  form.    The  activity:    You  will  create  a  pair  of  non-­‐functional,  sculptural  shoes.    Your  sculpture  should…   1. be  inspired  by  a  specific  culture  or  the  work  of  one  of  the  artists  on  the  following  page   2. highlight  at  least  3  of  the  elements  and  principles  of  art   3. tell  a  story  or  have  a  theme    Materials  &  Processes  Your  sculptural  shoes  may  be  constructed  using  any  material  or  combination  of  the  materials  explored  in  Sculpture  I,  as  well  as  any  other  materials,  processes  and  ideas  you  may  bring  into  class  or  research  on  your  own.    The  basis  of  your  sculpture  should  look  like  a  shoe…what  you  do  to  make  it  into  a  work  of  art  is  completely  up  to  you.      What  you’ll  do:   1. Review  a  PowerPoint  and  assignment  sheet.     2. Review  expectations  and  grading  structures.   3. Research  Cultures  and  Shoe  Artists  and  choose  ONE  that  you  will  use  as  influence.     4. Complete  sketchbook  assignment  -­‐  see  following  sketchbook  pages  for  details  and  directions.     5. Meet  with  teacher  to  review  research  and  discuss  ideas  and  plans.   6. Using  materials  you  have  planned,  inspiration  from  the  culture  or  artist,  and  your  sketches  and   notes,  create  your  own  shoe  sculpture.     7. Complete  and  hand-­‐in  your  final  project,  sketchbook  pages,  and  rubric.     This 2-part Final “Exam” Project is worth 20% of your overall grade for this course. Part 1 – Sketchbook Packet is worth 50% of final “exam” grade. Part 2 – Final Sculpture & Artist Statement/Reflection is worth 50% of final “exam” grade.  This  project  is  a  final  exam  –  ideas/work  should  be  original,  no  part  can  be  turned  in  late,  no  additional  time  and  materials  provided.    You  will  be  required  to  solve  problems  on  your  own.    If  any  portion  of  project  is  not  submitted  by  the  due  date,  it  will  be  calculated  as  a  ZERO  grade.      Project  Due  Dates:  Sketchbook  Packet:  Friday,  December  21st  –  START  OF  CLASS!    Project  In-­‐Progress  Review:    Wednesday,  January  9th                Final  Project  Completed:  Thursday,  January  17th  –  END  OF  CLASS!      
  • Name:_________________________________________________________________________________________    Block:  ________________         Sculptural  Shoes   Final  Project  Sketchbook   This  project  is  about  creating  sculptural  shoes  inspired  by  a   culture  or  artist,  including  elements  &  principles  of  art  and  telling   an  overarching  story  or  theme.              You  should  use  this  packet  and  additional  sheets  of  paper  to  organize  your  thoughts  and  sketches  for  this  final  project.    You  will  be  required  to  submit  a  minimum  of  7  pages  of  research,  concept  building  with  reference  information,  project  development  sketches,  and  final  drawings.      Sketchbook  should  include:   • the  culture  or  artist  that  you  are  using  as  inspiration   • examples  of  their  work  and  other  work  you  find  inspirational   • your  own  idea  development  and  designs.        To  begin,  research  the  cultures  and  artists  listed  below.    Based  on  this  initial  research,  choose  a  culture  or  artist  that  YOUR  piece  will  be  influenced  by  and  then  complete  a  more  detailed  research,  brainstorming  and  planning  process…      Shoe    Artists:  Robert  Tabor  –  Kobi  Levi  –  and  Gabriel  Dishaw  –    Shoe  Cultures:    The  Bata  Shoe  Museum  –  and                        
  • Research  &  Concept  Development  Page  1     In  the  space  below,  include  details  about  the  culture  or  a  bio  on  the  artist  you  are  influenced  by…     1. What/where  is  the  culture  you  have  chosen?    OR    Where  does  the  artist  chosen  live  or  work?       2. Briefly  describe  the  culture.    OR    What  is  the  style  of  the  artist’s  work?             3. What  materials  are  used  to  create  the  shoes?             4. What  elements  and  principles  do  you  see  that  are  prominent  in  the  artwork  or  shoes?                 5. Information  that  describes  the  artwork  or  shoes  to  someone  that  has  not  seen  them.                                                      Step  1:                    /  10   View slide
  • Research  &  Concept  Development  Page  2     In  the  space  below  and  on  the  back  of  this  page,  include:  images  of  inspirational  artwork  and  shoes   from  the  culture  or  artist  you  have  chosen…     1. Print  and  attached  at  least  FIVE  different  shoes   2. For  EACH  image  include  a  list  of  3-­‐4  different  aspects  that  you  like  and  could  incorporate  into  your   own  project.    These  could  be  things  like  materials,  themes,  processes,  etc.                                                                                           View slide
  • Research  &  Concept  Development  Page  3      Example  artwork  images  continued…                                                                                                  Step  2:                    /  15  
  • Research  &  Concept  Development  Page  4     In  the  space  below  and  on  the  back  of  this  page,  include:  YOUR  OWN  idea  development,  brainstorming,   influence  and  thumbnail  sketches…   1. What  about  the  culture  or  artist  interests  you?             2. What  elements  and  principles  will  be  a  focus  of  your  sculpture?         3. What  is  the  theme  or  story  of  your  shoe  sculpture?           4. How  can  you  incorporate  the  inspirational  shoes  into  your  own  sculpture?           5. What  meaning  or  intent  do  you  want  your  shoes  to  have?    How  do  you  want  the  viewer  to  feel  or   what  do  you  want  them  to  think  when  they  look  at  your  work?                 6. At  least  3  different  ideas  and  concepts  for  your  own  project.    This  includes  3  different  thumbnail   sketches  of  different  possible  shoe  sculptures.                                          
  • Research  &  Concept  Development  Page  5      Your  own  ideas  &  sketches  continued…                                                                                                  Step  3:                    /  20  
  • Research  &  Concept  Development  Page  6      In  the  space  below  and  on  the  back  of  this  page,  include:  FIVE  detailed  drawings  that  illustrate  your   final  piece.         In  addition  to  your  final  drawings…     1. The  overall  ideas  and  concepts  of  the  piece.       2. Materials  required  for  your  sculpture.    Where  and  how  you  will  obtain  them?           3. How  your  sculpture  will  function  or  be  displayed?    Think  about  all  sides  of  the  piece.             4. Any  additional  information  necessary  for  planning  your  piece.              FIVE  DRAWINGS  –  IN  COLOR…          *  Consider  multiple  viewpoints  and  details                                                          
  • Research  &  Concept  Development  Page  7      Your  five  drawings  continued…                                                                                                  Step  4:        Total:                    /  25                /  70  
  • Sculpture  I  Final  Project                              Name:  ________________________________________________________  Artist  Statement  &  Reflection                            Mrs.  Duckworth           Block:  _________________________       COMPLETE  THIS  AFTER  YOUR  FINAL  SCULPTURE  IS  DONE!!!    The  following  must  be  Word  Processed  and  attached  to  the  rubric  &  packet.  In  complete  sentences  and  in  3  well-­‐organized  paragraphs  please  answer  the  following:      THE  ARTISTS  STATEMENT  “An  artists  statement  provides  an  insight  into  the  artists  work  and  how  it  came  about.  In  short,  an  artists  statement  is  a  brief  written  summary  of  what  an  artist  would  say  if  they  could  explain  their  own  work  in  person.”   1.  “Why  did  you  do  what  you  did  for  this  project?”                  Explain  your  inspiration  and  concept  for  the  design  of  this  piece  and  include  several  facts  that   support  the  development  of  your  design.    You  should  include  details  on  the  culture  or  artist,  the  3   Elements  &  Principles,  and  the  overarching  story  or  theme  in  this  paragraph.    (4  pts)    REFLECTIVE  RESPONSES  “Reflection  is  an  important  learning  tool  for  the  promotion  of  self-­‐awareness  and  personal  growth.”   2.      What  do  you  think  are  the  strengths  of  the  work  of  art  you  created?    (4  pts)   3. What  do  you  view  as  weaknesses  that  you  would  change  to  improve  your  work?    (4  pts)        Please  sketch  your  finished  piece  in  the  box  to  the  right.    Images  should  be  well  drawn  and  in  color.    You  may  include  more  than  one  viewpoint  if  necessary.  (4  pts)         / 16 Title: ___________________________________________________
  • December  2012  &  January  2013                                                                  Sculpture  I  Final  Project         Sunday   Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday   Saturday     17  A   18  B   19  C   20  D   21  A   22     Final  Project     Final  Project     Planning     Introduction   Design   Packet  Due       *  Finish   Concept   Meet  &  Begin   Marionettes   Development   Construction   23   24   25   26   27   28   29     Holiday   Holiday   Holiday   Holiday   Holiday     Recess   Recess   Recess   Recess   Recess   NO  SCHOOL   NO  SCHOOL   NO  SCHOOL   NO  SCHOOL   NO  SCHOOL   30   31   1   2  B   3  C   4  D   5     Holiday   Holiday     Final  Project       Recess   Recess   Work  Day   NO  SCHOOL   NO  SCHOOL     6   7  A   8  B   9  C   10  D   11  A   12     Final  Project     Final  Project     Final  Project     Work  Day   Work  Day     Work  Day     In-­‐progress     Review     13   14  B   15  C   16  D   17  A   18  B   19       Final  Project     Last  Day       Work  Day     Critique,     Clean  up  &     Organizing      
  • Sculpture  I  Final  Project                              Name:  ____________________________________________  Sculptural  Shoes                            Mrs.  Duckworth           Block:  _______________    Completion of Requirements (1pt. each) Criterion below will be_____  Completed  7  full  pages  in  sketchbook     evaluated on this 12-point scale:_____  Completed  final  piece  inspired  by  an  artist   10-12. Exceeds Expectations_____  Completed  final  piece  showing  3  elements  &  principles   7-9. Meets All Expectations_____  Completed  final  piece  with  a  story  or  theme   4-6. Meets Most Expectations_____  Developed  shoes  and  solved  problems  independently   1-3. Meets Few ExpectationsComposition/Application of Elements & PrinciplesDo your creative elements work together as a cohesive whole? Is there emphasis on theappropriate areas? Does your eye flow effortlessly through the piece? Does your pieceappear cluttered or empty? /12Creative Problem SolvingThe focus/intent of this project was to create sculptural shoes inspired by a culture orartist, including the elements and principles of art, and having a specific story or theme.Do your shoes show an understanding and connection inspired by the culture or artistchosen? Do your shoes focus on at least 3 of the elements & principles? Do your shoes /12have an overarching story or theme? How interesting and original is the design andconcept? Did you develop more than one idea or consider several ideas?Application of Materials & ProcessesThe focus/intent of this project was to use any materials from Sculpture I and create a pairof sculptural shoes. Does your sculpture show mastery of using these materials to createan interesting 3D form? Did you create shoes using the sculpting methods demonstrated /12throughout the course? Does your plan and final piece show high-level knowledge ofsculpture materials, tools and processes?CraftsmanshipAre there obvious signs of care and quality in the production and creation of your piece?Does your piece meet conventional standards of craftsmanship? /12Comments: TOTAL: /53