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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