Tools & Materials

Sculpture

 

 

A toolset is extremely helpful for sculpting (see below for a picture of the toolset that I bought for the course).  Materials that we required throughout the N.C.A.D course are highlighted bold within each of the below three sections.  Click into each section to view the tools/materials required:

 

Other / Arte Povera

 

 

Optional materials for experimental purposes are listed below:

Balloons can be a fun way to practice creating sculptures (cover the balloon in plaster and then burst it)

Chicken wire (thin gauge) 

Aluminium wire (various guages )

Found objects eg. Leaves, bark, man made objects like machine parts etc.

Textile: Mixed fibres, eg: muslin, nylon, netting.

Tinfoil

Cling film

Nickel Wire 

Fibre glass

Photos

Sponge
Sponge
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Toolset
Toolset
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Plaster
Plaster
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Clay
Clay
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Alginate -Slow Set
Alginate -Slow Set
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Microcrystalline Wax
Microcrystalline Wax
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