Learning to Carve

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Carving

Progressing to Harder Substances

People that carve in wood often begin with sweet potatoes as their carving medium. These are much less expensive for the aspiring artist to purchase....

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Choosing the Material

Many sculptures are commissioned, and the artist has few choices of materials. The buyer usually has a material in mind for the sculpture they want...

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Creating Ice Sculptures

Beautifully clear, perfectly shaped pieces of ice have become widely available for important social functions, but few people know the work that goes into creating...

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Planning a Sculpture

Sculpting is a process for many artists. They begin with a basic vision of what they want to create. Over time, they modify their vision...

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Powered Carving Tools

Carving takes a great deal of time, and power tools are one way artists have found to complete their project quicker. Sometimes these tools are...

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Joining a Wood Carving Club

One of the best ways to learn how to do anything is the immersion technique where a person surrounds themselves with what they want to...

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Sculpting Tools

There are many different substances that can be carved, and one thing most of them have in common is the type of tools used. Whether...