SchoolArts Magazine

MAY 2018

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Constructed Reed Sculpture Lesson Plan for Grades 5–12 Request a FREE catalog! ® Alliance for Young & Writers Artists 800•447•8192 BLICK ® Step 1: Insert one end of a reed into a corrugated plastic panel. Step 2: Insert the other end of the reed into another channel opening. Repeat and rearrange as desired to form a 3-D composition. Step 3: Reeds can be dyed before creating the sculpture, or painted after the sculpture has been formed. Beads, fibers, or wires can also be added to create a mixed media piece. FREE lesson plans and video workshops at For students of all ages! Shape supple reed into sculpture with the help of corrugated connectors An inexpensive and easy-to-use medium, reed offers diverse possibilities. For young artists experimenting and problem solving in a 3-D space, this project allows the freedom to change their minds and rearrange their sculptures.

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