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Gloria needs wire projects for all grade levels...
Post any successful projects you have done -- or links
you might have.
The favorite of many is the nylon stocking sculpture
-Wire - knee high hose stretched over - gesso'd and
painted. You can find examples on the following sites:
Sharon Kennedy, Bunki Kramer, Renee Berge, Andy
DiConti and Carolyn Roberts. There is a lesson plan
that has been on Incredible Art Department for a
number of years and Sharon Kennedy has a lesson plan
as well. Find list member sites:
Well..What do you know - the lesson plan is from Becky
Thorton - Getty list member:
(Becky, if you are reading, are you the one who
started this great project?)
Contour sculpture wire hands (inspired by Calder) was
shared a month ago... I have been pokey getting that
one in the files for sharing--NOW I will get it done
(check back tomorrow - I've been meaning to get a
bunch of hands projects shared all at once -- but will
do that wire hands alone).
I have made figures and animals out of copper wire
many times (resource center wnd while subbing). At the
Art Resource center - we secured them on wood bases
for a finished look. Funny, I still have a little wire
man I made in high school. I made a bunch of those for