Welcome to Sculpture 2

Wed 1/15- Fri 1/16

Wed.- Course intro, must have a 9x12 sketchbook. Read ch 6 in Beginning Sculpture, pp 120-147

Thur.- Construction and Assemblages. Continue reading ch 6 in Beginning Sculpture, pp 120-147

Fri.-  Work on folded paper sculpture

Jan. 20-24

1/20 M- Work on paper sculpture

1/21 T- Finish paper sculpture. Choose an assemblage/construction/found object sculpture artist to research and make a brief presentation on. Begin bringing in objects for your sculpture. Sketchbook assignment #1 

1/22 W-1/24 F- Work on researching artist. Presentation will be Thursday 1/30.

Jan. 27-31

Mon. 1/27-Wed. 1/29:  Work on sculptor report/presentation, complete paper sculpture

Thur. 1/30:  Assemblage/construction sculptor presentations

Fri. 1/31: Class critique of paper sculptures

Feb 3-7

Sculptor presentations

Begin planning your assemblage sculpture

Feb 10-14

Work on assemblage sculptures

Feb 17-21

Work on assemblage sculptures

Feb 24-28

Finish work on assemblage sculpture by Friday 2/28

Mar. 10-17

Mon 3/17-Tue 3/18: Finish Assemblage sculptures, Five different Origami sculptures

Wed 3/19-Fri 3/21: prepare for self portrait in clay

Mar. 10-17

Mon 3/17-Tue 3/18: Finish Assemblage sculptures, Five different Origami sculptures

Wed 3/19-Fri 3/21: prepare for self portrait in clay

Mar 17-21

Preparing for a Terracotta Portrait Sculpture

  • Make an armature.
  • Do a study series of self portrait drawings.  
  • Create a study series of photos of your head, see attached document.
  • Sketchbook assignment #4 due Tue. 4/1/14

Mar 31- Apr 4

  • Tue 4/1 Sketchbook #4 due
  • Assemble photos of self, 9 views, into a word document then email it to Mr. Fields
  • Finish preliminary drawings for portrait sculpture
  • Finish preparing armature
  • Begin clay sculpting

Apr 7-11

Wrap newspaper on armature, then begin building up the base form with the clay.

Block in the head, neck and top of shoulders.

Remember: Field trip to Chicago River North Galleries Fri 4/25

Apr 14-18

Working on terracotta portrait sculpture

  • Build up head, neck, shoulders
  • Use calipers to measure and refer to photos to rough in the basic shape and locations of features.
  • Mark vertical center line, center lines for eyes, nose, mouth

Remember: Field trip to Chicago River North Galleries Fri 4/25

Apr 21-25

Working on terracotta portrait sculpture

  • Rough in features: dig out eye sockets, build up nose, mouth
  • Constantly check measuring with the calipers, refer to photos AND mirror, ask someone else's opinion

Remember: Field trip to Chicago River North Galleries Fri 4/25

Apr 28-May 2

Working on terracotta portrait sculpture

  • Develop features: build eyes, nose, mouth, ears
  • Remember to check measurements with calipers
  • Remember to check lines of symmetry