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Roughing tools: what are they and what are they used for?

Roughing tools: what are they and what are they used for?

When carving a sculpture out of stone, there are three stages of the process: roughing out, modelling and finishing. Today we'd like to focus on the first of these stages, roughing out, and the fundamental tools that you'll need to do it. What are roughing tools and what are they used for? Keep reading to learn more about roughing tools.

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The main tools used for sculpting with stone

The main tools used for sculpting with stone

The tools used in the world of sculpture have continued to evolve ever since they first appeared in prehistoric times. They have been perfected over time in order to provide more precision to allow artists to create finer detail and a better end result in their works. If you have just begun dabbling in this exciting form of artistic expression and need to learn about the best tools for sculpting in stone, keep reading!

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What are the most commonly used sculpture techniques?

What are the most commonly used sculpture techniques?

Both professional artists and amateur enthusiasts who dedicate a part of their free time to one of their great passions, sculpture, do so because of the satisfaction they get from expressing themselves through the creation of shapes and forms, or because they feel compelled to. In previous posts we have told you about the most common materials used for making sculptures, as well as the different kinds of sculptures that exist. Today we would like to go into more detail about the most well-known and commonly used sculpture techniques.

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The art of sculpture: definition and origins

The art of sculpture: definition and origins

What were the origins of the first sculptures? Where did they come from?

What is the real story behind this artistic discipline? A very curious fact about this art is that up until the Renaissance, this activity was not referred to as sculpture. Did you know that? If you want to know more about the origins and the exciting history of the art of sculpture, don’t go away! We will tell you everything you need to know.

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Discover the most famous sculptures in the world

Discover the most famous sculptures in the world

Travelling, discovering new places and immersing yourself in the culture and wisdom of other cultures are some of the greatest pleasures life has to offer. If we could, we would spend all of our time discovering more and more about the customs and history of our ancestors. Sculptures, for example, have the capacity to provide us with a mountain of knowledge, thanks to the fact that they have been preserved for so many years. Discover with us the most famous stone sculptures, those that marked a turning point in the history of art.

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