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Artist Statement :: Final Project (Lion’s Leap)

  For our final project in Art (the Great Pretender) we created moving sculptures to simulate our animal’s movement. We did this to learn more about kinetic sculptures, and put our knowledge into practice. I enjoyed this project and re-learned a few wood shop skills. Below is my artist statement and a few pictures/videos of Read More…

Ox in a Bottle

In my great pretender art class, I created a kinetic sculpture which is a sculpture that can move on its own. My sculpture was a egg in a bottle full of water. The way my sculpture works is that when you light a candle inside a bottle the candle would need oxygen, so it pulls in the egg and Read More…

Apprehensive Camel By LF

Throughout the process of making my kinetic art piece, one of the main lessons I learned was patience. I had to be patient with my thoughts, and myself because I couldn’t decide what I wanted my piece to look like. Once I figured that (very important) part out, I was able to begin working and Read More…

Nature-> Humans -> Machines Kinetic Sculpture

This is my power animal kinetic sculpture.  I created this sculpture to show how my power animal, cars, and humans make the same movements in different ways. There are many aspects to the projects like the deign of a natural element for the background, wire used to make linear movements, and beads to show how they Read More…

[Nature -> Humans -> Machines Kinetic Sculpture]

For our first unit in Art (The Great Pretender) this year, we made wire sculptures of a power animal we chose. Many different steps were required to come to our final product. Henry Pye Completed 9/2012 Path of Lions Materials : Sculpy, wire, carboard. Size : 25in x 17in My project is 3 wire sculptures Read More…