2019

Working From Life Vs. Working From Portraits: How Sculptures Are Made From These Two Approaches

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Commissioned portrait sculptures are often busts, but they can also be full-length, full-body sculptures. There are two approaches that artists take to making any sculpture. The first is to work from real life, with the model sitting in front of the artist, although a lot of the models do not have time to do this old-fashioned approach. The second is to make a sculpture by working from portraits of the person or thing that is the subject of the commissioned art.

27 June 2019