a sculptor works in his studio sculpting a large white body and head

A person who practices the art of sculpture as a profession. They create and design 3D structures using clay, plastic, glass, paper fabric, various metals, wood, stone, ice etc. Hard materials are generally carved with tools called chisels. Different kinds of chisels are used to carve away the stone, shape the forms, and finish the details. Depending on the materials used, a sculptor may also use techniques ranging from sewing to molding to cutting. Sometimes they also use molding, casting, welding and firing to get the desired structures. Sculpting as an art is not simple. It requires craftsmanship and expertise to use tools. It takes time and practice to carve out perfect structures.

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