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Re:[teacherartexchange] Call for Ideas and new question

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dlang_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Thu Apr 15 2010 - 06:17:21 PDT


> Subject: Re:Call for Ideas and new question
> From: <>
> Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2010 22:13:40 -0400
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I have found a good way to prepare students conceptually for making
wire sculptures is to have them make a series of drawings without
lifting their pencil. Once they get used to the idea of everything
needing to be connected, they seem to do better with making wire
sculptures.

Dave

> Hello everyone,
>
> I want to thank everyone on their responses to my question about
> three dimensional project a couple of weeks ago. We got through the
> move and working with paper mache and my advanced class is doing
> silly sock creatures soft sculptures. So I am teaching a bunch of
> seniors how to sew by hand.
>
> My new question is I have about 4 spools of 18 gauge wire that I
> bought several years ago for the purpose of doing wire sculpture.
> So I would like to use that but I just don't know how to begin a
> project like this. If you have done wire sculpture before please
> tell my how you begin your sculpture. The web sites I have found
> online seem to be pretty vague on the mechanic of this type of
> project. So if you know of any websites that offer a good tutorial
> on wire sculpture that would be helpful as well.
>
> Again thanks for your suggestions.
>
> Blessings,
> Joe

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