Lesson 1: Superhero Figures

Pupils pose in a 'superhero' stance for their partner to sketch and then use wire and plasticine to turn their drawings into a three dimensional form

Learning Objectives

  • Creating 3-D human forms

  • Creating a superhero sculpture

  • Making legs, arms and a body using plasticine

  • Showing awareness of the proportions of limbs in my sculpture

  • Bending wire/pipe cleaners into a superhero shape

Teacher Video: Superhero Figures

Pupil Video: Superhero Figures


Comic strip examples of superheroes

Presentation: Superheroes

Created by:
Simon Chubb,  
Art & Design specialist
Simon is a teacher, cartoonist and artist. He uses his 25 years of experience to teach art in schools and has his own workshop business ‘Scartoons’ in which children create comicA series of drawings which tell a story characters and…
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