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Developing a Marble Hand Sculpture with Moritz Moser

Developing a Marble Hand Sculpture
Create Marble Sculptures of Your Own Develop the forms of the hand in marble

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Moritz Moser
Modeling & Sculpture
3h 30m 58s

In this lesson, develop the forms of hands in marble with instructor Moritz Moser. Refine the major shapes of the hand sculpture and take accurate measurements of individual fingers. Learn how to carve the fingers reductively in marble with a demonstration from Moritz.

This lesson belongs to the course Marble Sculpting. In this 14-week course, instructor Moritz Moser will guide you through the art of creating intricate marble sculptures. You’ll begin by learning about the tools and materials necessary for working with marble, including everything from traditional hand tools to modern pneumatic hammers and angle grinders. Moritz will demonstrate how to set up your workspace and take precise measurements from your reference material. As you progress through the course, you’ll discover the technique of reductive sculpting, learning how to carefully shape and refine the marble to achieve the desired form. Under Moritz’s guidance, you’ll create a bust and a hand, mastering the skills needed to create your own refined marble sculptures. By the end of this course, you’ll have gained the knowledge and confidence to embark on your own marble sculpting projects.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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