Are your children 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 children who love all things fantasy, this is the perfect art project, sure to spark their imaginations and get their creativity going. After creating your new art piece, jump into imaginative play by creating a story to go along with your new mythical beast relief!
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.