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Sculpture vocabulary

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Sculpture vocabulary

  1. 1. Sculpture Vocabulary
  2. 2. The 4 ways to create sculpture <ul><li>Additive </li></ul><ul><li>Subtractive </li></ul><ul><li>Modeling </li></ul><ul><li>Casting </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sculptors Draw… <ul><li>Before creating sculptures many sketches from multiple viewpoints must be created. </li></ul><ul><li>Even though the final product is 3D the sculptor must be proficent in drawing and painting. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Gesture: <ul><li>Gestural lines indicate action and physical movement. </li></ul><ul><li>Our eyes follow the active lines as they swirl across the page </li></ul><ul><li>In this example wire creates the gesture </li></ul>
  5. 5. Gesture drawing: <ul><li>Moving a drawing medium quickly and freely over a surface to capture the form and actions of a subject </li></ul>
  6. 6. Relief and in the round <ul><li>Relief sculpture refers to the only type of sculpture that is not viewed from all sides. </li></ul><ul><li>Sculpture that is “in the round” is viewed by all sides </li></ul><ul><li>Both types of sculpture can be created in the four traditional ways. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Relief Sculpture: <ul><li>a type of sculpture that has forms that extend into space from a single plane. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Some relief sculptures tell a story
  9. 9. Armature: <ul><li>internal support, often used to supply strength, or to provide weight reductions by providing volume and mass, which saves on outer material such as plaster </li></ul>
  10. 10. Additive: <ul><li>Additive sculpture is a process in which pieces of material are glued or joined together. As in modeling, assembled sculptures are built up. </li></ul><ul><li>A house of cards, for example, is made by assembling. </li></ul><ul><li>Additive sculpture is also known as “constructing” and assemblage. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Louise Nevelson <ul><li>Used assemblage to make her sculptures </li></ul><ul><li>Is this a relief sculpture? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Casting: <ul><li>is a process, where the sculptor starts by making a mold. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Mold Cast Paper Cast Sculpture
  14. 14. Carving: <ul><li>Carving is a subtractive process. Michelangelo used the subtractive process of carving marble </li></ul>
  15. 15. Here are some more examples of carving
  16. 16. Modeling: <ul><li>is the building up and shaping of soft material to create a sculpture. </li></ul>Oil based clay model Bronze from clay model
  17. 17. In this project you will use the modeling technique. <ul><li>Create a texture </li></ul><ul><li>Create as many details as possible to make it realistic </li></ul><ul><li>Create the sculpture a size that will fit on a small plate </li></ul><ul><li>Create a composition on the plate with the items you sculpt. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Review: 4 Ways to create a sculpture <ul><li>Modeling, subtracting, casting, and assembling are the four ways to create a sculpture. </li></ul>Modeling Carving Casting Assembling

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