foil art

 

The aluminum foil figure is a great addition to a figure studies unit.  After gesture and figure drawing, the art pupil can create a sculpture of the figure with wire, clay or simply aluminum foil.  After some experimentation by the student to create her own sculpture, the art tutor can guide the student with some helpful tips on keeping the figure’s body parts all in proportion.  The figure can be attached to some form of base such as cardboard in order for it to stand up.