Sculpture is threedimensional art.
Traditionally, there are
two main methods:
carving material such as
wood or stone, and
modeling forms by
adding pieces of
material such as clay.
1. Relief Sculpture
Sculpture in which forms project out from a flat surface. The degree of
projection ranges from high to low relief.
Persian low relief from Qajar era in the
style of Persepolis, located at Tangeh
2. In the Round (Freestanding)
Is self supporting and designed to be viewed from all sides.
Site-specific, three-dimensional works designed to transform the perception of a space.
Installation art can be either temporary or permanent. Installation artworks have been
constructed in exhibition spaces such as museums and galleries, as well as public- and private
4. Kenetic Sculpture
Kinetic art is art that contains moving parts or depends on motion for its effect.
The moving parts are generally powered by wind, a motor or the observer.
5. Earthworks Sculpture
Sculptures are not placed in the landscape, rather, the landscape is the
means of their creation. Transforming natural sites into sculptural settings
Types of Sculpture Review
2. In the Round
Now we are going to create a three dimensional
Sculpture of our own for Valentines day.
Paper sculpture can be either relief or freestanding.
We are going to look Some paper sculpture
and then create one of our own.