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Sculpture Block

This is an excellent material that all artists and sculptors should try. Very simple to use it allows you to create shapes and sculptures quicker than with any modelling or sculpting material!

Sculpture Block was created by a Dutch artist with the aim to make a sculpting material which would appeal to all artists, particularly those who find it difficult to obtain wood or stone due to cost, or physical constraints...

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Forming a Shape in Soapstone

One of the most crucial decisions when starting your piece is selecting your stone. It is important to make your choice based on the final piece you want to create. Be sure to observe the stone from every angle to comprehend its volume.

Observe the veins that mark the stone as they can easily crack open during sculpting. You can also wet the stone initially to get a sense of the true colour when finishing and how your finished pieces will look...

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Starting with Soapstone

Soapstone is already a popular choice amond sculptors due to its easily workable softness, and beautiful appearance.

The stones themselves are found in Brazil, India, China, Canada and even Australia and the first traces date back over a thousand years. It is a good alternative to marble, sandstone or granite, as it is 10 to 20 times cheaper. Its ability to be shaped by filing also means that anyone can give it a try, and there is less waste and potential for ruining your work than when working with a hammer and chisel... 

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If you prefer your art to exist off the page, then you're in the right place! Here you can explore a range of raw materials to help you create three dimensional art and sculpture, including clay, wood, metal and soapstone. We offer a wide selection of sculpture tools to help you shape these raw materials into works of art, and the varnishes, colours and glazes to help you create beautiful finishes and protect your work over time. If you're interested in exploring the world of casting and reproductions, our 3D & Sculpture section also has a full range of moulding materials, plaster and silicone, as well as glossy and colourful resins for experimental art or adding a high shine to your work.

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