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Sculpting Methods and Materials

  • What is Bronze & How to look after it

    What is Bronze? Bronze has been in use since around 3500BC, primarily used for weapons and Armour as at the time it was a lighter alternative to leather & wood. The Chinese and West Asian began to use bronze in statuary as it was a lighter alternative to stone and...

  • Wood Sculpting

    Wood Sculpting Wood can be used in sculpture in multiple ways; wood carving, wood turning and wood working are all methods of making sculpture from wood alone. As a medium wood is an excellent material due to the varieties available, the vast range of techniques an artist can use to...

  • Drawing, Sketching & Planning

    As with all art forms when you start a new project you need to research and develop your ideas, the best way for a visual person or a creative to develop ideas is by drawing and sketching. Drawing forms one of the most used processes...

  • Ceramic Sculptures

    Ceramics also known as pottery is the act of making pottery ware which includes: earthenware, stoneware and porcelain. Ceramics is a medium that has become a borderline material for use in both fine art and craft works, it has grown in popularity over the past decade...

  • Patination

    A patina is a tarnish that forms on the surface of metals such as bronze and copper, this tarnish is normally formed by oxidation or other chemical processes. A patina maybe considered a sheen caused by aging, wear or polishing or it may be natural aging of the metal...

  • Mixed Media Sculpture

    Mixed media sculpture is fundamentally most sculpture, as it is defined as any sculpture than is comprised of more than one material, plinths and stands aside. By using more than one material when making a piece of sculpture you are giving yourself more options for structural integrity, colour, texture,...

  • Lost Wax Bronze Casting

    Sculpting Methods and Materials Bronze Casting – The Lost Wax Bronze sculptures a popular investments within the art world as they are difficult to damage and don’t lose value. A broad spectrum of artists use bronze as their chosen medium for working with, there are a variety of techniques and methods...

  • Glass Sculptures - Glass Blowing & Glass Works

    Glass Sculptures Glass is a very beautiful medium to work in, glass sculptures or studio glasses are some of the most stunning pieces and this makes them hugely popular pieces for investment. The range of colours, shapes and sizes that can be made help make this material one of the...

  • Sculpting with Found Objects

    Found objects have been a well-used medium for making sculpture, recycling and upcycling making the style a lot more accessible. The use of found objects in art goes back to Duchamp in 1915 with his innovative and controversial move to placing an object in the gallery space, while sculpture...

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