Sculpture Block

Sculpture Block, The Art of Easy Sculpting 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 other modelling or sculpting material! … Continue reading

Stone Art

Stone Art – From Powertex Stone Art combines with Powertex to create a self-hardening clay, and adds stone effects, coarse and fine texture to sculptures. Below is a brief guide to the different ways it can be used to help … Continue reading

Sculpt It

We Support Sculpt It Art Club! Joining Sculpt it Art Club for an afternoon session in February brought back fond school day memories of clay and collage. With a selection of work from past projects on display the children were enthusiastically pulling … Continue reading

Sculpt It Art Club

Sculpt It Art Club Sculpt it run Arts and Crafts specialised workshops for children over 5 years using a variety of techniques, seasonal materials and themes. They run 2 sessions a week after school: Tuesday Art Club at Worplesdon School, … Continue reading

A History of Soapstone

3,000 years old… This geologically stable stone is solid and impervious to humidity and its intrinsic qualities allow it to pass through the centuries and the civilisations. Some objects made of soapstone date back to 3000 years ago in China … Continue reading

Starting with Soapstone

A beginner’s introduction to this fascinating material… Soapstone is already a popular choice among sculptor 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 … Continue reading

Forming a Shape in Soapstone

Before you start… One of the most crucial decisions when starting your piece is selecting your stone, and it is important to make your selection based on the piece you want to create. Be sure to observe the stone from … Continue reading

Finishing your Soapstone Sculpture

The final touch… The finishing and polishing of a soapstone sculpture is when the stone reveals its true beauty, natural lustre and wonderful palette of colours. Not only does it embellish your artwork but it also helps to protect it. … Continue reading