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ERIC Number: EJ919064
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0036-6463
Representing the Self in Sculpture
Nelken, Miranda
SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, v110 n7 p17-19, 42 Mar 2011
Deborah Rael-Buckley creates stunning figurative self-portraits in clay that layer "personal, cultural, historical, and biological imagery" in a narrative style. Her work provides an exciting challenge in three-dimensional self-portraits for eighth graders. In this article, the author suggests some exercises to get students brainstorming visual metaphors about themselves and describes how to make a figurative self-portrait. (Contains 2 online resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A