Folding Sculptures: A Focus on Surface Area and Scale Drawings

Middle School Math

Mapping Out Sculptures

vincent van gogh slef portrait pablo picasso card player leonardo davinci mona lisa
From left to right: Vincent Van Gogh, Self-Portrait with Straw Hat, Paris, Winter 1887/88, Metropolitan Museum of Art; Pablo Picasso, L'Homme aux cartes (Card Player), 1913-14, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Leonardo da Vinci Mona Lisa or La Gioconda (1503–1505/1507) - Louvre, Paris, France.

You may already be familiar with famous artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Leonardo da Vinci. There are plenty of current-day artists that you may be familiar with too. One such artist is sculptor Mary Ann Mears.

Click the video play button to see how Ms. Mears uses measurements to help plan her sculptures.




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