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Andy Goldsworthy Art Project

To create a sculpture in the style of Andy Goldsworthy, it would be best to create your project outside if you can. The beach, a woodland or a field would be a great place to start!

First, find some interesting rocks, flowers, shells, feathers, leaves or other natural materials to use. Autumn is a great time to find varying coloured leaves.

First, find some interesting rocks, flowers, shells, feathers, leaves or other natural materials to use. Autumn is a great time to find varying coloured leaves.

Next, mark out which pattern you'd like to use in the sand, earth or grass. Goldsworthy often uses circles, symmetry, spirals and wavy lines.

Next, mark out which pattern you'd like to use in the sand, earth or grass. Goldsworthy often uses circles, symmetry, spirals and wavy lines.

Place the natural materials you've found along the pattern you have marked out. Pay attention to how Goldsworthy uses the colours in his work, the leaves often fade from green, through yellow and orange to red and brown, and the rocks from light to dark, using any natural markings they might have to your advantage. Don't worry about using all the materials you've found, use what works and fits with your piece.

Place the natural materials you've found along the pattern you have marked out. Pay attention to how Goldsworthy uses the colours in his work, the leaves often fade from green, through yellow and orange to red and brown, and the rocks from light to dark,

Finally, photograph your piece to print and frame. Try taking different angles, framing and zooming in and out to see what works best. Andy Goldsworthy's work is usually temporary and left in nature, but taking a photo means you can keep your project for years to come.

Finally, photograph your piece to print and frame. Try taking different angles, framing and zooming in and out to see what works best. Andy Goldsworthy's work is usually temporary and left in nature, but taking a photo means you can keep your project for

Andy Goldsworthy.

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