29 May 2009

Paper Sculptures

So, for my final exam in my sculpture class, along with formal critiques of their own work, I gave my students a large sheet of paper, tape, glue and scissors and had them create a sculpture with it. then told another "non-art" teacher what I was doing for their final and they looked at me like I was crazy. What could students possibly make from paper? Don't they know I have the most brilliant students ever? Well, I googled (well, technically i msn searched) images of paper sculpture and look at all the goodies I found. And they are all primarily made up of paper!!! Check it out homes:


Who would think paper or film strips on their side could be so awesome? I'm doing something like this for my house now!!!


I found these amazing sculptures online. They do a computer scan of your features, then make an amazing replica of you head...who knew.




This one looks like a crazy puzzle put together!!!


Simple but elegant!


If this is legitimately cut from the paper below, I bow to you!!!


LOVE THIS ONE!!!

I'm hoping these are low watt bulbs! Beautiful. Wouldn't these be awesome over the dance floor at a wedding?


Layered to create a peek through picture.



Colored paper cut into circles and then frayed on the ends. Love these bunched together

These almost look like paper cups smashed together!!!
A compilation of a bunch of small paper sculptures!!!
After I saw these, I had to show them off to my disbelieving colleague. She was amazed!!! Artists can really make something from nothing.

4 comments:

  1. wow the things people can do amaze me.

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  2. you should post photos of the ones that your students do! i would love to see photos of your classroom as well, if possible.

    xo,
    carly.

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  3. It's amazing what some can do with little supplies. So many ideas, creativeness come to mind. Yet everyones would of course be different and unique. I would love to see what your students created!

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  4. I'm I the only one who feels like they were taking a bathroom break when God passed out the artsy gene?

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