Have you ever wanted to design a sculpture to be seen in public?
Sculptor and Artist Peter Walker has set local school pupils in Lichfield and Burntwood a challenge to draw their best design for a sculpture.
Entrants have the chance to draw any design they would like and one selected winning design shall have the honour of being recreated in virtual 3Dimension sculpture online. More than that the design will also be geo-located for a site in Lichfield or Burntwood and become the areas first permanent digital public artwork.
If you can imagine anything being put on display for all to see in a public space, what would it be?
Entries must be completed on a design sheet and returned to Lichfield Library.
Download design sheet by right clicking here: Sculpture design sheet – and then click – Saved Linked as , to save the design sheet to your computer.
The competition is designed for children aged between 9 and 16 years. The deadline for drawings to be entered by is 1st July. All entries should be given to Lichfield Library
“As a public artist we create artworks which are designed to last forever. For the competition we want children to use their artistic imagination and come up with original and diverse ideas – Anything they would like to see themselves or which they can imagine to be seen on the streets they live in” Peter Walker
50 selected designs will be framed and displayed at Lichfield Library during the summer and 5 shortlisted designs will be open for public vote to choose a winning design.
The project is being supported by inLife design and White Crow Studios who will help to create the digital 3d artwork for the winner, and the Arts Council England
inLife are an award winning Web design agency in Staffordshire specializing in providing web design and digital marketing solutions to suite all businesses and budgets. http://www.inlife.co.uk/
White Crow Studios Ltd are a Midlands based visualization company that can turn any 2D idea or concept into a 3D photorealistic illustration or animation. They visualize architectural designs based on 2D CAD or drawn schematics.
Entrants have the chance to draw any design they would like and the winning design shall have the opportunity of being recreated in virtual 3Dimension online.