Artists who work with clay, wood or marble can learn about making sculptures
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|In the Round||A freestanding sculpted work that can be viewed from all sides.|
|Relief||A raised form on a largely flat background.|
|Bas-Relief (Low Relief)||A sculpture carved with very little depth. Sculptor's marks are shallow.|
|High Relief||A carved panel where the figures project with a great deal of depth from the background.|
|Closed-Form Sculpture||Carving (subtracting) from a material. Probably started as a rectangular prism.|
|Free-Standing Sculpture||Not intended to be experienced from every point of view. (Ex: Egyptian sculpture)|
|Artifact||An object made by a person.|
|Found Object||An object found by an artist and presented, with litle or no alteration, as part of a work or as a finished work of art in itself.|
|Kinetic Sculpture||Sculpture that moves.|
|Methods of Sculpture||Carving, modeling, casting, earthworks, construction, and readymades.|
|Carving||Subtractive method of sculpture.|
|Modeling||Additive process that usually uses clay and wax. An armature is used with clay.|
|Casting||Additive process that involves adding a liquid or pliable material to a mold. Lost-Wax Process.|
|Earthworks||Additive process on a large scale. Monumental sculptures that used the Earth's surface as material.|
|Construction||Additive process. Duh. Considered relatively new.|
|Readymades||An everyday object presented as a work of art. An artifact or a found object.|
|Installation Sculpture||Involves the construction of a space or the assembly of objects to create an environment. Space is used as the fundamental element.|