Sculptures and more
To analyze the relationship between art and the environment.
Paper, pencil, tempera, paintbrushes, pieces of wood, textured paper, cardboard.
- The students analyze colors they see in the landscape.
- Each one paints the different tones he/she observes: in the sky, on the ground, in the fields or mountains.
- The painting then becomes a three-dimensional piece: a box is made by folding the sheet of paper. A flat surface takes on volume.
- Pieces of painted wood are then glued onto the box.
- The resulting sculptures are then drawn from different perspectives, elevations, showing the importance of perspective in sculpture.
- The drawings from different perspectives are placed next to each other. This represents the sculpture's physical translation from three to two dimensions.
- Textures representing the environment, both simulated and real, are then added to the drawings: grass, string, stone…