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Narrative Book Sculptures

Central Concepts

Form
Structure
Three-dimensional design

Brainstorming
Preparatory sketches
Personal narrative

Negative space
Craftsmanship
Familiarity of art materials.

The Assignment

Create a sculpture using only an old book and supplies for supporting interior structures which portrays a family narrative.
Every aspect of the sculpture must be covered with the pages of the book.

Visual References

Supplies

The Evidence of Success

A student artwork which demonstrates their grasp of the assignment will have bold sculptural forms that physically extend and depart dramatically from the flatness of the book, and which effectively communicates the emotion and drama of the family narrative through images and symbols.

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