Sculpture, Statues & Carving
The Bible says that if we are Christians, we are engaged in warfare, spiritual warfare. Ephesians 6:10 says, "Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. 11 Put on the
Buddhism proliferated in India and later in other parts of Asia. Many countries including India have erected statues of Buddha, attracting tourists from different countries & keeping Buddhism alive.
Understanding Buddhist art, including the various mudras or postures in which images of the Buddha appear requires a little study. Buddhist art is rich in symbolism and reflects different stages of the Buddha’s...
I am completely hooked on Maori symbol necklaces. These pendants are commonly carved from bone and jade (greenstone or pounamu) sometimes attached to their cords with authentic, traditional bindings.(As on the photo to...
Jorge Marin´s Bronze Sculptures in Mexico City, one of the most important Mexican artists of contemporary art.
A Formal Analysis of one of Bernini's greatest sculptures, the Rape of Proserpine. Done for the University of Dallas class of Art and Architecture in Rome in Spring 2011.
Learn the history of the Laughing Buddha, what it means, how it can bring good fengshui to your home, and how it differs from the Maitreya Buddha.
In China, where painting and calligraphy have always been regarded as the major art forms, sculpture has never played a very prominent role.
For many years gargoyles have been a fascinating topic, largely because, as usual, Hollywood taking them and adapting them to generate a story; usually one of horror. But the reality is gargoyles have little meaning...
This is a basic guide for beginning carvers. It's an overview on how to start a relief carving in wood including the basics of tools and safety, in an easy to follow step-by-step guide that will have you ready to start...
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