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Wire-nylon stocking sculpture - a new twist

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  • Judy Decker
    Dear Educators, The wire/nylon hose sculpture project has been a big hit with students across the country (originally posted on the Getty list several years
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 8, 2003
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      Dear Educators,
       
      The wire/nylon hose sculpture project has been a big hit with students across the country (originally posted on the Getty list several years ago). Each teacher has done it a little differently - done their own thing with it. Bunki Kramer (Los Cerros Middle School Art , Danville, California)  has just topped them all! Picasso Faces:
       
      Here is an online lesson plan:
       
      The more traditional way these were done:
       
      I did a bronze patina finish when I did them (layering brown-black-gold spray paint and highlighting with Rub 'n buff --We sprayed them outside).
       
      Here is a page for abstract sculpture:
       
      Here is a page for studying Picasso:
       
      Give this project a try - students in grades five thru 12 have loved it.
       
      Judy Decker
       
       
    • pinept74@aol.com
      great ideas....thank you. I would like to address the issue of social expression with my middle school students. With the threat of a possible war.....anyone
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 9, 2003
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        great ideas....thank you.  I would like to address the issue of social expression with my middle school students.  With the threat of a possible war.....anyone have ideas for art lessons to help students express and cope?      thanks again.

                                                                 renee mcbride
                                                             waterbury connecticut
                                                     west side middle school..........
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