Kindergarten: Relief Sculptures

Last week, I talked to the kindergarten class about different types of sculptures. We started with relief sculptures, which are not free-standing. Instead, they are raised up off of a backing of some kind. We made yarn reliefs of trees! Also, when it came time to free draw at the end of class, one of my students came up and said he was going to practice drawing Henri Matisse. We had looked Matisse’s painting “The Green Stripe” and did a project on it a few weeks ago. I was thrilled that the information had inspired future artwork. Here’s a video of us talking about what he had made: