NHS: Art finals Sculpture Vocabulary

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form

the volume and shape of a three-dimensional work

scale

the size of an object in relation to other objects and its surroundings

additive sculpture

three dimensional work made by putting pieces of material(s) together to build up a form

subtractive sculpture

carving away the excess from a larger piece of material

planes

in sculpture these are the surface areas defined by abrupt variations of direction

void

open space within the sculptural form

space

the area around the whole sculpture

maquette

a small model of the larger sculpture made first to plan the larger form

bust

a sculptural portrait that includes the head, neck and shoulders

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