PNC tiny THURSDAYS ...at home!

Sculpt with Shapes

Young artists learn about the many uses of shapes and build a sculpture from 3D shapes.
An example of the shape sculpture created in this week's PNC Tiny Thursdays at Home lesson.
This week's featured artwork is Richard Jolley's Elephant Walk, created in 2007.

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Story: Mouse Shapes, written and illustrated by Ellen Stoll Walsh (HMH Books for Young Readers; 2017)

Artwork: Richard Jolley (American, born 1952), Elephant Walk, 2007, hot sculpted glass. Museum purchase with funds provided by the James F. Dicke Family, 2008.7

 

Materials Needed:
1) 4 colors: acrylic paint
2) paintbrush
3) toothpicks
4) small recyclable boxes
5) paper towel or toilet paper tube
6) water cup or way to rinse brushes
7) optional: foam block for base
8) optional: pencil to poke holes
9) optional: white acrylic paint for base coat

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