Three-Dimensional Art Sculpture Architecture Craft & Design 0
A sculptor is a person obsessed with the form and shape of things, and it’s not just the shape of one thing, but the shape of anything and everything: the hard, tense strength, although delicate form of a bone; the strong, solid fleshiness of a beech tree trunk. –Henry Moore
What is sculpture?
Why is sculpture important to us?
Why does sculpture create an emotion in humans?
Why have we felt the need to create sculptures and monumental sculptures throughout our history?
Venus of Willendorf, Paleolithic. 30,000 BCE
Sculpture - The art of carving, casting, modeling, or assembling materials into three-dimensional figures or forms
Bas-Relief or low relief
Palette of Narmer, Egyptian, c. 3000 BCE
Column of Trajan , Forum of Trajan, Rome, dedicated 112. 128 feet high
Types of Sculpture: Subtractive and Additive
Subtractive Process - Carving; unwanted materials are removed.
Additive Process - Modeling, Casting, Construction
Carving - removing portions of a block of materials to create a form.
Can use stone, plaster, wood, ivory, glass, ice, chocolate…