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Sculpture

The practice of shaping figures or designs in the round or in relief - such as by chiseling marble, modeling clay, or casting in metal - in order to create a work of art.

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Sculpture

portrait

Arts & crafts; Sculpture

A portrait in sculpture comprises of the head only or head and neck. Compare with Bust.

realistic

Arts & crafts; Sculpture

Sculpture is dubbed realistic when it portrays real life objects or people or recognizable, identifiable shapes. In general, the term used for the depiction of human figures, real objects or scenes ...

relief

Arts & crafts; Sculpture

In sculpture, any work that projects from the background. Reliefs are classified by degree of projection. Relief sculpture is distinguished from sculpture in the round. In a bas relief the figures ...

sculpt

Arts & crafts; Sculpture

The process of creating what is described in the next entry... Also see the links there as all 4 main methods apply when defining the verb "to sculpt"!

sculpture

Arts & crafts; Sculpture

Artform, 3-D or three dimensional - created in the round which can be seen from all perspectives except the bottom or back (when it is resting or placed down or against a surface, unless hanging from ...

slab building

Arts & crafts; Sculpture

Clay slabs are cut to shape and joined together using scoring and wet clay called slip. Slabs can be draped over or into forms, rolled around cylinders or built-up into geometric forms. Large forms ...

mixed media

Arts & crafts; Sculpture

The term is generally used when two or more media are used in a single work of art, e.g. metal and wood, or metal, wood and stone. Mixed media include plastics, fibres, and any man-made or natural ...

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