- Job Descriptions
Responsible for using a variety of techniques to mold and create aesthetically pleasing three-dimensional objects, including carving, shaping clay, whittling, or chiseling. Materials used in sculpting include stone, concrete, marble, bronze, gold, plaster, and wood.
- Model three-dimensional substances including stone, marble, concrete, plaster, wood to create forms.
- Use metalworking, welding, carving, whittling, chiseling, or shaping to construct artistic forms.
- Utilize tools such as chisels, gouges, and mallets to create objects.
- Cut and carve images out of blocks of wood, plaster or stone.
- Reference lifelike or living models while creating object.
- Refer to photographs or scenery for inspiration.
- Incorporate sound, light and motion into the artwork
- Use clay or wax to shape objects.
- Cut, twist, laminate, secure, and fasten raw and manufactured materials.
- Use finger or small hand tools to smooth out rough edges or carve details.
- Cast substances in bronze or concrete.
- Teach about sculpting techniques and mediums.
- Reach out to galleries to exhibit work.
- Showcase objects at trade shows.
- Negotiate prices.
- Form catalogues or portfolios to exhibit work.
- Arrange to have sculptures shown in museums or universities.
- Select materials for new projects.