Since ancient times metal sculpture has been used in a variety
of ways in everything from trinkets and jewelry to monumental
Unlike the traditional method of chipping away at wood or stone,
metal is an additive process by which molten metal is poured into
a mold to achieve the final result. Today, methods of sculpting
metal can range anywhere from twisted
wire to welding
found objects to arrive at utterly original works of modern art.
Around the Web, discover more about metal sculpture and the process
of its creation including guides to a variety of resources for
bronze sculptors, jewelry makers, casters, blacksmiths and related
crafts for the beginner or professional ....
Lost Wax - A brief history followed by a step-by-step illustrated demo
to the process.
Wax Casting Flash Tutorial - Simple, 9-part interactive
lesson illustrating the processes of mold making, gating, dipping,
burnout, casting, breakout and finishing.
Sculpture - Sculptor.org's list of contemporary wildlife, figurative and
abstract sculptors and metalcrafters in bronze, iron, steel and other metals,
with links to foundries, equipment and supplies.
of Metalsmiths - St. Paul, Minnesota-based organization
offering news, gallery, conference listing and educational resources.