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

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.

  • Research sculpture trends

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Create model

    Create a model in preparation for a work of art.

  • Maintain an artistic portfolio

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

  • 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.

Optional knowledge and skills

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

Source: Sisyphus ODB