Chapter 9 - Chapter 9 Sculpture First: read and focus Read...

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Chapter 9 Sculpture First: read and focus Read Chapter 9 Sculpture. Note that sculpture is some of the earliest surviving art and how it has changed throughout history. Understand the differences between additive and subtractive sculptural techniques and what makes casting different. Focus on the characteristics and qualities produced by different sculpture mediums and materials, so that if you see them used in a different work of art you can recognize the mediums and/or materials. Second: review and extra help Visit these sites for Chapter 9. They were recommended by your book Understanding Art . The Philadelphia Museum of Art's online discussion of restoration of The Thinker http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/conservation/ projects/rodin/1.shtml and http://art.wadsworth.com/fichner7/ Also, visit the sites at http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Visual_Arts/Sculpture/Sculptors/ includes links to group and personal exhibits, masters, and individual categories of sculpture such as metal, wood, glass, stone etc. Study the different sculpture mediums and materials the artist use and the different characteristics and qualities each artist achieves with them. Third: vocabulary and terminology Vocabulary and Terminology from Chapter 9 to know for the second text. Free-standing sculpture o Sculpture that is carved or cast in the round, unconnected to any architectural member, which can be viewed from any of the 360º of vantage points achieved by walking around it in a circle. It can also be designed for a niche, in whose placement one's points of view are limited. Relief sculpture o Sculpture that is carved to ornament architecture or furniture, as opposed to freestanding sculpture. Bas relief o Sculpture that project only slightly from its background (from bas, French for " low"). High relief o Sculpture that projects from its background by at least half it natural depth. Subtractive process
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o In sculpture, the removal of material, as in carving Additive process o In sculpture, adding or assembling materials, as in modeling and constructing Carving o In sculpture, the process of cutting away material, such as wood. Modeling o In sculpture the process of shaping a pliable material, such as clay or wax, into a three-dimensional form. Casting o The process of creating a form by pouring a liquid material into a mold, allowing it to harden, and then removing the mold. o
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course ART 1301 taught by Professor Brockman during the Summer '08 term at Blinn College.

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Chapter 9 - Chapter 9 Sculpture First: read and focus Read...

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