Monday, April 26, 2010
Look what I finished making at work today! It is a bird person. My students were working on their sculptures, and over the past few weeks I was able to complete one myself. Usually I only have time for a half finished demo, and don't get to actually finish. BUT this time, there were enough spare moments of class time to finish this thing up. My favourite part is the backside.
What is it made of you ask? Well it is has a tinfoil frame, and is then coated in plaster bandages and plaster, sanded down, primed and then painted. It is a figure sculpture project that I came up with for my students, and it always seems to have a decent amount of creativity and life to their pieces (though they are not always proportionally accurate...). It was nice actually completing something in class instead of only marking or planning, or teaching. Class days with spare moments seem to be rare, and today's exception was due to a Tournament that had half my students away.