Saturday, March 20, 2010

Subtractive Plaster Sculpture-- faces

This was a recent class project. We made thick disc-shaped plaster blocks, and created faces, using the "subtractive" method, a.k.a. "carving". Here are some very nice examples from some of the students.

(First, a sample piece I made prior to starting the project-- this piece remains unfinished, but I think it helped in getting them off to a good start.)

Jacobi (unfinished sample piece)

Madeline Toro

Lindsey Burcar

Kurt Brush

Kayla Friess

Joseph Humphreys

Alexandra Kosut

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