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2 Sculpture

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Sculpture
three dimensional work of art
Sculpture in the Round (freestanding)
sculpture is surrounded by space on all sides
Relief Sculpture
type of sculpture that projects into space from a flat background
Modeling
a soft, pliable material is built up and shaped
Carving
sculptor cuts, chips, or drills from a solid mass of material to create a sculpture
Casting
molten metal or another substance is poured into a mold and allowed to harden
Assembling
also called constructing, a variety of different materials are gathered and joined together to make a sculpture
Additive
sculptor gradually adds more material to build a form
Subtractive
material is removed until the piece is complete