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Topic: Knee Hi, Coat Hanger, Block of Wood=Sculpture!  (Read 2306 times)
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« on: February 04, 2009 04:21:46 PM »

Our communities girl's high school allows me to come in once a week, and teach art. I love being around the girls, and do the class for free.

Finding unique things for us to do is my goal, and I like to incorporate unusual items. In one of my hunts I found sculptures that are made from 1 knee high, a coat hanger and a block of wood. I'll post the particulars after the pictures. And there are a lot, but I had to share some of these completed pieces.

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Some of the completed projects:

To make the sculpture:
one coat hanger, one knee high, one black of wood, glue, paints, brushes

Cut off coat hanger end, and make two hole in the block of wood. Stick one end of the coat hanger in a hole, then begin to shape the hanger however you like. Stick the other end into the block of wood, and glue the ends. Take the knee hi and pull it over the hanger, and over the block of wood.

Mix white glue with water at about half and half, and begin to paint onto the knee hi. Coat very well, letting dry between coats till the knee hi becomes stiff. Then paint however you would like. Done! Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2009 04:28:56 PM »

oh wow those look so unbelievably cool, especially when you think about what they're made of. and the possibilities are absolutely endless which makes it all the better. i think i'll definitely have to try this out sometime

« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2009 04:37:55 PM »

this is great!!! Wow! I am definitly going to have to try this with my 13 year old.
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2009 05:02:34 PM »

wow they turned out wonderful! Thanks for the great idea

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« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2009 09:05:46 PM »

Amazing work!  I love the circular motion.

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