Here is an introduction to carving West Coast native wooden masks, bowls and amulets. Also touches on other styles of carving. At first cutting wood is a bit scary if you don't know how to hold the knives and hold the tools. But lessons help.
In the marine-based culture of the early Maori settlers the fish hook was an essential item. A well-designed, thus functional fish hook provided sufficient food for the family and the hapu (part of the tribe). Since food offered to guests is a...
When visiting downtown Houston, be sure & notice the interesting sculptures that add interest & beauty to the city spaces. Some are in parks while others reside beside tall buildings. Enjoy!
I've always wanted to create sculptures, but bronze-casting or stone carving was not my cup o' tea... so when I found out about Paverpol, I had to try it. It was love at first sight.
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.
Do you want to know about the largest statues in India? Then here is the list of biggest statues in India with pictures.
It is unfortunate that many people around the world may not know who Sir Walter Scott was. Certainly many more people will know of his most famous novels. The sword and shield epics of 'Ivanhoe' and 'Rob Roy' are undoubtedly his more famous and popular novels internationally. They were the...
A quick step by step guide of my first few trials and errors of making a facial plaster cast. This guide will feature a plaster cast of the surface of the face, not the whole head. Also, I shall feature guides with and without alginate.
I have many lenses here on Squidoo about sculpting in polymer clay but none that really give a good overview of what you need to get started. This lens is about the essential information you need to get started sculpting in polymer clay, then you...
Da Vinci may have created it first, well at least on paper, but he was not the first to construct it. Here is a detailed account of the inspiration and the detail work.