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Studio Art - Wire Self-Portraits

After teaching the proportions of the human face, students practice drawing themselves. Then students transform those drawings into expressionistic wire sculptures. I love the way these look with the cast shadows. This is a nice project that introduces working three dimensionally with just line.
By Heather on November 15, 2011 at 8:46am EST Topic(s): high school lessons 2010 3d self-portraits sculpture

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Melissa I love these. What kind of wire did you use for these?
5/10/2012 at 10:15pm EDT

Heather
Honestly, its whatever wire I can find at the time. Sometimes I get it at a hardware store or craft store. Pliable and cheap because students end up with lots of scrap because of the trial and error process.
6/14/2012 at 1:05pm EDT
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