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Arts & crafts

Arts & crafts comprises a multitude of activities and hobbies that involve making things with one's hands, usually from scratch. They can be sub-divided into 'handicrafts'( or traditional crafts ) that are fashioned in an old style using long practised techniques, and the rest which are more modern inventions that have become recent trends or fads.

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Arts & crafts; Sculpture

A hollow, or negative container used in the process of casting to give its form to a substance placed within (wax for the bronze lost-wax process, or plaster, cement, resin loaded ...

multimedia sculpture

Arts & crafts; Sculpture

Multimedia is media that uses multiple forms of information content and information processing (e.g. text, audio, graphics, animation, video, interactivity). Similarly to mixed ...


Arts & crafts; Sculpture

Coloring of a sculpture in plaster, bronze, plastic, etc. with acids or pigments. Variations are countless due to the variety of color mixes. The natural bronze patina on statues ...

patina - patination

Arts & crafts; Sculpture

The layman can relate to patina when it is defined as a mellowing of tone or texture acquired by aging and use in furniture, leather, or paintings. In sculpture, it is a film or ...


Arts & crafts; Sculpture

In casting, the entrance hole and main channel in the wall of a mould through which the liquid material (bronze or other metal) is poured; it is joined to the model by smaller ...


Arts & crafts; Sculpture

Medium used for sculpture, steel is a commercial iron that contains carbon in any amount up to 1.7 percent as an essential alloying constituent, is malleable when under suitable ...


Arts & crafts; Sculpture

1a. The support or foot of a late classic or neoclassic column. b. The base of an upright structure. 2. Base, foundation or support for a sculpture.