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RE: Our leaning sculpture

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Christi Fennell (cfennell1)
Wed, 20 Jan 1999 07:55:41 -0800 (PST)


The neck pulls the rest over. The idea of a counter weight in the
tail has merit. It is on a solid base and does have long solid wires
that are fed through out the sculpture. I will advise my student on
these great tips I have gotten already and hope to hear more. Thank
you. C.

---"Sears, Ellen" <ESears.us> wrote:
>
> Does the neck itself lean - or it pulls the whole sculpture over?
If it is
> the whole sculpture, I would try adding counterweights to the tail
end.
>
> If it is the neck - is there a wire that can be fee into the
structure? Are
> there overlapping ends buckling under the stress? If so - try
glueing with
> temporary supports while it is drying -
> Ellen
>
> > ----------
> > From: Christi Fennell
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 1999 6:51 PM
> > To: arts ednet
> > Subject: Our leaning sculpture
> >
> > One of my second year art students has a problem. They were asked
to
> > create free standing animal sculptures. He chose a flamingo. It
> > stands, but the long neck makes it lean. We thought about adding
> > pussy willow stalks or thin river grass to hide extra supports.
Have
> > any better ideas?
> > Oh, by the way, it is built out of crushed newspaper, masking tape,
> > coat hangers and wooden dowels.
> > Thank you in advance. C.
> >
> >
> >
> > ==
> > 2.I, as an effective teacher, will address students by their name.
> > Another goal I chose this year.
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2.I, as an effective teacher, will address students by their name.
Another goal I chose this year.
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