Definition: Sculpture is any art that is 3-DIMENSIONAL using a technique of adding or taking away from a 3-D form.
A sculpture (medium) can be made from:
- EARTH: clay, wood, sticks, marble, stone, dirt, rocks, sand, snow, ice, bone, cement, concrete
- FIBER: paper, Paper-Mache, fabric, yarn, origami, hair, thread, leather, cardboard
- METAL: copper, bronze, silver, gold, iron, aluminum, foil, steel, platinum, wire, tin
- GLASS: stained glass, vases, tiles
- Plastics: fiberglass, tape, glue, foam, Styrofoam, rubber, Wax
- FOOD: candy, gum, chocolate, fruit, butter
- Recycled stuff: machine parts, rubber, cans/tin, plastic bottles
What techniques do sculpture artists use?
- Carving: taking stuff away to get the art (Relief)
- Casting: making a mold to get the art
- Assembling: putting stuff together to get the art
- Modeling: shaping and adding clay together to get the art
The Power Point of Images for the Sculpture Lesson
A fill-in-the-blank SculptureWS Worksheet (I mostly use this for my SPED and ELL kids)