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3-5 Slotted Sculpture Blog

April 15, 2020

Hello, Artists!

I’m hoping to hear from you on our blog this week!  I miss your faces, your art, and your ideas!  In our older grades this week we are talking about slotted sculpture.  A famous artist that creates slotted sculpture is named Joel S. Allen.  Here are two pictures of his artwork.

Artist Web Site - Joel S. Allen        Artist Web Site - Joel S. Allen

His artwork is very mathematical.  What do you think of his artwork?  Let me know in a blog comment below!  I will count a response the same as if you turn in artwork this week.  You could also do both the creative part of this week’s assignment that I posted on Monday and respond to this blog.

Things you may want to talk about in your blog post are size, shape, or texture.  You don’t have to use these words but answer in two or three complete sentences.  You may want to start your blog post with one of these starters.

My first impressions of this piece are…

The part that I find the most interesting is...


I can’t wait to hear from you!  I miss you!!!

Mrs. Glovinsky


Artwork is from joel-allen.squarespace.com