Profession sculptor

Sculptors may use a wide variety of materials to create sculptures, such as stone, clay, glass, wood, plaster, or any material of their choice. Those materials can be carved, modelled, moulded, cast, wrought, welded, and so on, in order to reach the desired shape.

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Personality Type

  • Artistic / Realistic

Knowledge

  • Intellectual property law

    The regulations that govern the set of rights protecting products of the intellect from unlawful infringement.

  • Labour legislation

    Legislation, on a national or international level, that governs labour conditions in various fields between labour parties such as the government, employees, employers, and trade unions.

Skills

  • Monitor art scene developments

    Monitor artistic events, trends, and other developments. Read recent art publications in order to develop ideas and to keep in touch with relevant art world activities.

  • Create model

    Create a model in preparation for a work of art.

  • Create artwork

    Cut, shape, fit, join, mould, or otherwise manipulate materials in an attempt to create a selected artwork - be the technical processes not mastered by the artist or used as a specialist.

  • Study artistic techniques

    Study a variety of artistic techniques and learn how to apply them in concrete artistic projects.

  • Maintain an artistic portfolio

    Maintain portfolios of artistic work to show styles, interests, abilities and realisations.

  • Study artworks

    Study styles, techniques, colours, textures, and materials used in works of art.

  • Create sculptures

    Create decorative sculptures by hand, using a variety of techniques and materials.

  • Select artistic materials to create artworks

    Select artistic materials based on strength, colour, texture, balance, weight, size, and other characteristics that should guarantee the feasibility of the artistic creation regarding the expected shape, color, etc. - even thought the result might vary from it. Artistic materials such as paint, ink, water colours, charcoal, oil, or computer software can be used as much as garbage, living products (fruits, etc) and any kind of material depending on the creative project.

  • Design objects to be crafted

    Sketch, draw or design sketches and drawings from memory, live models, manufactured products or reference materials in the process of crafting and sculpting.

  • Research sculpture trends

    Research sculpting trends and disruption, in order to keep up with current researches and design evolutions.

Optional knowledge and skills

collaborate with technical experts on artworks keep records of work progress submit preliminary artwork participate in artistic mediation activities confer on artwork create sculpture prototype