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Dry stone constructions for storing water

Dry stone constructions for storing water

April 06 2021 0 comment
Photo source: castellon-en-ruta-cultural.es As many of you will already know, the dry stone building technique involves using stone as a single construc...
The art of sculpture and its characteristics

The art of sculpture and its characteristics

April 06 2021 0 comment
Sculpture is a form of artistic expression that involves modelling, sculpting or carving stone, wood or other materials. Sculpture is considered one of the 7 arts, alongside music, painting and dan...
What is a pitcher and what is it used for?

What is a pitcher and what is it used for?

March 29 2021 0 comment
If you’d like to venture into the exciting world of sculpture, Rock&Tools is here to welcome you! If you’re not sure what each tool is used for or which you should buy firs...
How to break or cut stone correctly

How to break or cut stone correctly

January 26 2021 0 comment
Learning to cut stone correctly to produce the size you want and form your pieces is an essential skill for any sculptor, whether they’re an amateur of a professional. Cutting stone can be a slow...
How to improve your creativity through art

How to improve your creativity through art

January 26 2021 0 comment
Creativity is an essential tool for artists of any discipline, which anyone who works in the arts professionally will attest to, whether it be cinema, painting, sculpture or any ot...
What is a chisel and what is it used for?

What is a chisel and what is it used for?

January 26 2021 0 comment
Chisels are one of the most commonly used tools in the world of sculpture. Aside from the art world, they are also used in masonry and construction, to prepare surfaces before they are worked on. W...
How to make a marble sculpture

How to make a marble sculpture

January 26 2021 0 comment
Are you passionate about the world of sculpture? Would you like to create your own pieces and produce your own pieces of art just like Michelangelo himself? Great! As you can see, this is an art th...
What kinds of stone are used for sculpture?

What kinds of stone are used for sculpture?

January 26 2021 0 comment
Artists can use stone sculpture to tell their own stories, express their feelings and make their mark on the world. Would you like to discover this world? Of course you would! Once you’ve learned...
Roughing tools: what are they and what are they used for?

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

February 05 2020 0 comment
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,
What are the most commonly used sculpture techniques?

What are the most commonly used sculpture techniques?

January 14 2020 0 comment
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 ...