Sculptor Job Description

Sculptor/Visual Arts And Crafts Professionals Create Visual Two- And Three-dimensional Concepts And Forms Through Painting, Drawing, Carving, Sculpting, Modelling, Printmaking, Video, Multimedia, Found Objects, Ephemera, Soundscapes And Other Media To Communicate Concepts And Ideas.

Sculptor Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • devising forms from metal using welding and metalworking equipment, and from stone using masonry tools
  • carving and forming materials to desired shape using hand and power tools
  • applying media to surfaces using appropriate techniques
  • moulding clay into functional and artistic articles by wheel-throwing, moulding and hand-building
  • mixing glazing materials and applying glazes to dried pottery by dipping and painting
  • conceiving and developing ideas, designs and styles for paintings, drawings, pottery pieces and sculptures
  • arranging objects, positioning models, and selecting landscapes and other visual forms according to chosen subject matter
  • selecting artistic media, method and materials
  • placing finished and decorated pieces in kilns
  • sketching designs of proposed sculptures, and making wax and plaster models

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