WHAT IS SCULPTURE? It is the art of carving wood, chiseling stone, casting or welding metal, modeling clay or wax into three dimensional representations such as figures, statues, forms, etc.
TYPES OF SCULPTURE The Relief Sculpture refers to figures which are attached to flat background. A coin is a good example is a good example of this.
TYPES OF SCULPTUREA Free-Standing Sculpture is a figure that can be seen all sides of it. Most common type.
Functions of Sculpture To great extent, religion has made use of sculpture. Instructional purposes. Commemoration of heroes. Minting of coins.
Materials Used in Sculpture Marble is a kind of stone which is durable. Bronze is the most common metal used in sculpture. Wood is cheap, available, and easy to cut. Ivory are used for small carvings like crosses, chess pieces, and small heads of small statues of saints.
Materials Used in Sculpture Terra cotta means baked earth. In the Philippines, other media used are bamboo, adobe, coral, and plaster.