Simple instructions from the Folk Artist Krypto on beginning your journey into welding for art and craft projects. Non-technical information that will prepare you for more advanced discussions and instructionals that can be found elsewhere on the internet. Discussion includes how a welding machine works, the different types of basic welding machines, and which welding machine is best for your art work and studio use.
Many sculptors choose to work with plasticine for their models. It is easy to model with tools and bare hands. Plasticine can be used over and over for years.
Guide to hands on crafting a driftwood sculpture. Article features a driftwood fish project that can be done by the novice craft person as a hobby. Step by step instruction including many photos.
Atalaya, former winter home of American sculptor, Anna Hyatt Huntington. A sprawling Moorish style home, some say castle, on the Atlantic coast near Myrtle Beach. This National Historic Landmark is located within Huntington Beach State Park in Murrels Inlet, SC.
Photographs of the Chihuly Glass Display at the Bronx Botanical Garden in New York City. This Chihuly Glass sculptures display is placed amongst the landscape of the Botanical Garden.
Have you ever visited some of the Ice and Snow Sculpture Festivals? If you have, then you know that some things are almost unbelievable even if you see them right in front of you. If you haven't, enjoy the picture gallery on this hub and think about the next travel place you'll visit!
In Japan, sculptures may be found among the oldest archaeological remains of the Jomon period (3d–1st millennium). These earliest sculptures, made of clay, take the form of female fertility images
Balloons are fun to use for sculptures and special events but must be disposed of responsibly. Discarded balloons can be dangerous for wildlife.
A craft idea to do on a lazy afternoon. Make little bitty animals out of clay! Fun for kids using air-dry clay.
E. E. Hibbard became a committed animal artist in his retirement. Some of his most captivating work is seen in the animals he sculpted from rocks he collected while hiking.
Have you ever wondered what a totem pole is or how one is carved? Here are pictures and stories of how and why people start chopping away making totem poles. You can try it yourself-but be careful not to injure yourself.
Are you wanting to try another art expression? Consider sculpting. Mold with clay, sand, wood, or ice. Sculpting is working with natural elements which are easily available to satisfy your interest.