Sculptor

Sculptors conceive and create three-dimensional forms to communicate impressions and ideas by carving or modelling materials, such as wood, stone, clay and metal, or assembling found and manufactured materials.

Overview

Sculptors conceive and create three-dimensional forms to communicate impressions and ideas by carving or modelling materials, such as wood, stone, clay and metal, or assembling found and manufactured materials.

Day-to-day

  • conceives and develops ideas, designs and styles for sculptures
  • sketches designs of proposed sculptures, and makes wax and plaster models
  • devises forms from metal using welding and metalworking equipment, and from stone using masonry tools
  • carves and forms materials to desired shape using hand and power tools.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

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