This sculpture was constructed with individual gears that would normally make up a watch. By using different types of gears, I was able to learn how to construct a three dimensional form by connecting them in different ways.
Figuring out how to connect the gears was the hardest part of this sculpture. Also, figuring out what I was planning on doing was hard for me, because I thought it would look good as a two dimensional form.
By allowing the gears to grow, I feel I utilized the space around the sculpture well. If I was able to redo this project, I would try to weld or use some other medium to connect the gears, so there would not be glops of glue at each connection. Doing that, would allow me to be more risky in my choices and allow the sculpture to have more negative space, which might make the sculpture better.
Some gears are used in watches to allow people to keep track of time in. The definition of a gear is, “