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Sculpting made simple with cement. Details on making a cardboard mold, mixing and molding the cement, carving, final shaping and finishing.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1989 (v.6#9) pg. 59

How to create a sculpture from an existing drawing as an exercise to help add form to drawings and paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1994 (v.11#2) pg. 4A

Suggestions on exploring three-dimensional art as a stimulus that can enhance your two-dimensional art. Tips on sculpting in clay, wood and stone.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 64

Sculpting made simple. An approach to metal sculpture that uses only a welding torch and metal welding rods is described.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 63

Photo shows patio sculpture made from an old washing machine agitator. Est. cost: $44.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 58

Three-dimensional wall sculpture is 36"x24"x3". Plywood half-arches are built up in layers and painted white. Est. cost: $8.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 74, 90

Lighted garden sculpture made by mounting wooden wedges at an angle on a redwood post. Low lightbox in front of the sculpture highlights it at night. Estimated cost: $29.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 37

How to sculpt a figure in papier-mache.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1986 (v.76#2) pg. 61

Create sculptures with Celluclay.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #76 Aug 1980 (v.7#4) pg. 20

Make wire trees from thread-size wire (aluminum, copper, brass).
CREATIVE CRAFTS #88 Aug 1982 (v.8#4) pg. 22

Tips on making a metal leaf sculpture.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #107 Oct 1985 (v.9#11) pg. 48

How to use Sculptamold for sculpture or casting. Includes instructions for making a penny bank.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1974 (v.4#7) pg. 18

How to transfer a print and sculpt it in styrofoam. Print transfer is done using Magic Print or Liftable Prints transfer medium. Sculpting is done by pressing down the styrofoam to outline the central object and raise it above the background.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1974 (v.5#1) pg. 50

How to make sculptures and jewelry from horseshoe nails.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1976 (v.6#10) pg. 24

How to make a "Flip-Flop Airplane" metal sculpture.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1978 (v.9#3) pg. 54

Hardware sculptures. Little figures made by welding together hardware such as washers, nuts, bolts, screws, etc. Instructions for a "tennis player" and a "frustrated fisherman".
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1979 (v.10#5) pg. 26

Metal wheat sculpture. Large stalks of "wheat" are made from welding rods, copper sheet and copper wire.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1979 (v.10#8) pg. 64

Recipe for a clay mixture that can be carved for cement sculpting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #155 Aug 1974 (v.24#6) pg. 56

Sculptured airplane is made from brass welding rods soldered into the desired pattern.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #223 Nov 1981 (v.31#9) pg. 40

Spiral staircase designed and built by Wharton Esherick. This piece of functional sculpture is included in an article on Esherick's house and studio.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #21 Jun-Jul 1984 pg. 35
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #34 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 8

Tips on making abstract sculpture from found wood, like driftwood, old boards, kindling, etc.
FINE WOODWORKING #4 Fall 1976 pg. 38

Making it big. Constructing and carving large wooden sculptures. How to laminate the large beams, shape with saw and router, attach various elements and support the finished sculpture.
FINE WOODWORKING #26 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 76

The laminated wood ribbon. A laminated joint (actually a finger or box joint) which is used in sculptural furniture.
FINE WOODWORKING #41 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 34

Wall sculptures. Advice on turning large, irregular burls.
FINE WOODWORKING #84 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 76

Not your average knot. Tips for making a garden sculpture by applying a terrazzo mixture to a form of hardware cloth and wire. The design shown is for a large "knot" to decorate a knot garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1990 (v.34#4) pg. 50

How to help kids make plant pets out of oddly-shaped vegetables.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1991 (v.35#2) pg. 53

How to make insect sculptures from wire and gemstones. Instructions for making bees swarming around a honeycomb, an ant colony, and a hornet's nest.
GEMS & MINERALS #505 Nov 1979 pg. 72

How to make your own metal sculptures.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1978 (v.2#9) pg. 84

Photo illustrates a "giraffe" sculpture made from copper pipe and pipe fittings. Tips on soldering this type of sculpture.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Feb 1979 (v.68#2) pg. 30

"La Flame" creative wood sculpture involves both spiral and ogee curves.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION May-Jun 1983 (v.72#5) pg. 16

Bugged on rocks. Small sculptures of a scarab beetle and wasps are made from gemstones and copper wire.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #573 Aug 1985 pg. 16

Wall-hung leather sculptures of horses utilize full half-round forms for close-up figures and less fully sculpted figures in the background.
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL May-Jun 1995 (v.5#3) pg. 15, Insert

Photographing sculpture. Perspective, lighting and background are the three keys to the secret.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1967 (v.31#4) pg. 100

How to make miniature wire trees.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 34

Tips on forming sculptures from papier-mache, starched cloth, paint and metallic wax.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #72 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 25

Using Surform tools to produce wood sculpture and free-form works of art from tree branches.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1972 (v.138#5) pg. 81

Interlocking wood sculpture, an ancient art you can master.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1972 (v.138#6) pg. 150

How to make your own sculptured butterfly wall hanging.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1982 (v.157#2) pg. 60

Wood sculpture with a power saw.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1963 (v.183#3) pg. 141

Massive lawn sculpture is built entirely of plywood. Winning design in plywood project contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1980 (v.217#2) pg. 100

Clay modeling for woodcarvers. Tools and techniques for creating a three-dimensional sculpture in clay before executing in wood.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #43 Jun 1988 (v.8#1) pg. 48

How to make a large clay mural/wall sculpture. Suggested as a grade-school class project. Describes how to create the designs, roll the clay tiles and tool them. Tiles are commercially fired. Includes instructions for making a plywood-backed frame. Est. cost for 26"x42" mural: $130.
SUNSET May 1986 (v.176#5) pg. 182

Tips on displaying art in the garden.
SUNSET Aug 1989 (v.183#2) pg. 112

Free-form wood sculpture of cattails and reeds. Strips of birch veneer and lengths of dowel form this decorative accessory.
WOOD MAGAZINE #25 Oct 1988 (v.5#5) pg. 80

Getting started in lathe-turned sculpture. "The Eyes of Dalbergia" project features spheres on tapered stems. Nine stems are mounted on an irregularly shaped base.
WOODTURNING #46 Oct 1996 pg. 49

Inside-out twists. Get more out of small pieces of decorative fruitwood. Cutting small work pieces using a sine-wave pattern will allow you to reassemble the resulting four pieces into unique, sculptural shapes.
WOODWORK #15 May-Jun 1992 pg. 74

Starting wood sculpture. Tips from Ken Shaw.
WOODWORKER #1030 Sep 1979 (v.83) pg. 482