Relief Sculpture Art
Are your kids fascinated by griffins, dragons, unicorns, basilisks and other medieval mythical beasts? Explore these cool creatures through sculpture by making your own bas relief beast out of modeling clay and paint. For kids who love all things fantasy, this is the perfect art project; it's sure to spark their imaginations and get their creativity going.
Bas relief, or low relief, is a classic art form in which the image is upraised against a flat plane and has an overall shallow depth. Coins are an example of bas relief.
What You Need:
- Cardboard reused from an empty cereal or cracker box
- Modeling clay
- Craft sticks
- Tempera paint
- Paint brush