Sculpture Project Vocabulary Additive Sculpture - Modeling: Material is added during the building process Armature - a framework around which the sculpture is built. Form - Objects in art that have 3 dimensions. "In the Round" Color - the property possessed by an object of producing different sensations on the eye as a result of the way the object reflects or emits light. Texture - how the surface of an object feels. "Actual" or "Visual" Variety - "to change the character" of an element of art, to make it different. Unity - a sense of harmony or wholeness in a work of art. Contrast / Emphasis - the arrangement of opposite elements (light vs. dark colors, rough vs. smooth textures, large vs. small shapes, etc.) in a piece so as to create visual interest, excitement and drama. Emphasis is the extra importance put on a singular part or element of an artwork.
Partner up with a peer. Take turns posing as a model.
Draw a series of gesture poses of your model. Find the axis lines within the form of the model. Find the action pose and gesture of the body.
An armature is the "skeleton" of the sculpture upon which you add the "muscles", "cartilage", "tissue or skin", and other features. An Armature can be metal, or other flexible materials, and acts as a framework on which material is added to form the sculpture.
Types of Armatures
Materials for Armatures:
Metal coat hangers / 14 gauge sculpture wire
Air dry Model Magic
Steve Sack - Political Cartoonist for Star Tribune MPLS / St. Paul
High School Student and Other Papier-Mache Sculpture