Powhatan students get wrapped up in their art

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Posted: October 19, 2013

The Winchester Star

A life-sized tape form sculpture created by seventh-grade art students at Powhatan is on display at the school’s library.
The seventh-grade art classes at Powhatan School made life-size, full-body tape sculptures. In groups of two or three students, one was the model and the others did the wrapping. The students used plastic wrap and packing tape for the sculptures. Pictured with the sculptures are Devika Subedi (from left), Myah Bales and Lucy Martindale. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
One of the life-sized sculptures swings in the school’s library.
Myah Bales, a seventh-grader at Powhatan School, holds a tape form sculpture she modeled for. Groups of two to three students made life-sized sculptures, which are on display in the school’s library. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)


Perched on the library shelves at Powhatan School and swinging from its ceiling are life-sized tape people.

Some are a bit creepy. Some are funny.

They are the brainchildren of the seventh-grade…

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