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What Is Sculpture 1


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What Is Sculpture 1

  1. 1. ELEMENTS OF ART <ul><li>LINE - a continuous mark on a surface </li></ul><ul><li>SHAPE - enclosed line </li></ul><ul><li>COLOR - HUE/intensity </li></ul><ul><li>VALUE - Tints and Shades (light/dark) </li></ul><ul><li>TEXTURE - Tactile (visual or actual) </li></ul><ul><li>SPACE - Foreground, Middle ground, Background </li></ul><ul><li>FORM – Visual or Actual </li></ul>
  2. 2. What is Sculpture? <ul><li>3 dimensional artform </li></ul><ul><li>What does 3-D mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Form has height, width, and depth </li></ul><ul><li>What does medium refer to in art? </li></ul><ul><li>Material used for a given sculpture </li></ul>Woman Brushing Her Hair With a Green Chair , Segal
  3. 3. Sculpture in the Round <ul><li>Sculpture that can be looked at from all perspectives </li></ul>The Dancers , Matissee
  4. 4. What is a Relief? <ul><li>In Sculpture, any work that projects from the background. </li></ul><ul><li>Where are reliefs typically found? </li></ul>Gates of Paradise , Ghiberti
  5. 5. The Casting Process <ul><li>The process of making a mold from an original work </li></ul>Diego , Giacometti Walking Man
  6. 6. The Carving Process- Subtractive The process of taking away material from a given volume. Cutting or Incising using Knives, chisels, gouges, points, Saws and hammers Pieta , Michelangelo Bird in Space , Brancusi
  7. 7. The Modeling Process, Additive <ul><li>The sculptor adds (bit by bit) wet clay or other soft mediums, i.e. plaster, to build up or construct the original artwork </li></ul><ul><li>Often armatures are used </li></ul>Large Standing Woman , Giacometti
  8. 8. What is an armature? <ul><li>A construction made of wood, metal wire, piping, or suitably rigid materials to support wet clay, plaster or soft and pliable materials used by the sculptor to model or construct a sculpture </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Assemblage Process <ul><li>Constructing or adding existing shapes, objects or materials to one another in a method other than welding </li></ul><ul><li>Found objects </li></ul>House of Ancient Memory , Saar Liza Lou
  10. 10. The Welding Process <ul><li>The process of joining together two pieces of metal by fusion </li></ul>Stabiles created by Calder
  11. 11. Calder Wire Sculptures How Are these created?
  12. 12. Installation- numerous pieces of art work used to create an environment The Garden at Kew ,Chihuly The Diner , Segal
  13. 13. Natural Sculptures created by Goldsworthy
  14. 15. The Gates , Christo