Who is Clayton Pond? He was born in Bayside, NY in As an artist, he has shown his work in over 70 individual exhibitions. Luther College. Updated Accessed on
Who is Clayton Pond? He is known for using very bright vivid colors with high contrast –Contrast = use of opposites, especially in color (ie: red & green, purple & yellow, orange & blue) Pond is also known for his silk screen medium.
Clayton Pond…and POP ART! The term “Pop Art” was coined in the 1950’s, following WWII. Many artists shared the same interest in taking popular culture images and mass producing them in a visually appealing way. Try your own Pop Art!
Andy Warhol Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe c. 1960
Roy Lichtenstein Pop artist known for his comic book style art. Roy Lichtenstein In the Car 1963
Jasper Johns Known for his American flag paintings.
By the end of this project, you will be able to: –Explain elements of relief sculpture. –Create a sculpture using cardboard as media (elements of "culture") –Identify characteristics of the art of Clayton Pond and Pop Art. –Develop skills in working with color.
How is this project 3-D art? Areas of your artwork will be raised up, and not left flat. (think about a pop-up book)
How is this 3-D art? There will be textural elements. Some areas will feel smooth, while others feel rough to touch.
Where do we start? Your task is to create a relief sculpture of an everyday item, as inspired by the relief wood sculptures of Clayton Pond. Brainstorm ideas by Journaling: write down ideas, and draw quick sketches of your ideas. –Think about everyday objects and images that anybody would recognize. (ie: household appliances, food, furniture, accessories like sunglasses, shoes, etc… –Simplify the shapes and forms so it is easier for you to draw.
Your Timeline: Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4*Day 5* 1.Review project details 2.3-D intro: What is relief? 3.Plan your project! (thumbnails & Journaling) (due e.o.c) 1.Finish cutting shapes 2.Paint background & layer 1 shapes