The sculpture divided into 2 main types: round and relief. Round sculpture is located freely in space, it is possible to get around and see from all sides. To works of this type include the statue, statuette, bust and statuary.
The three-dimensionality of sculpture – a very important quality. When the inspection image may be differently perceived from different points of view. For example, the famous "Maenad" when scopas to change the view as if taking another pose of frenzied Dionysiac dance.
Terrain is a three-dimensional image on a plane, which forms the background. Depending on the height and depth of the images, reliefs are divided into bas-relief and the sunk relief.
A bas-relief called low relief in which the image protrudes above the plane of the background by no more than half of its volume. The bas-reliefs were often found in the art of Ancient Egypt.
High relief – high relief in which the image protrudes above the background plane for more than half of its volume. Widely known are the high reliefs of the Parthenon, depicting the battle of gods and titans and a battle of Greeks with Amazons. The reliefs decorate one of the seven wonders of the world – the Pergamon altar.
Counter-reliefs is recessed. Most often it was used for making seals. In the technique of sunk relief is made and the monument to Anna Akhmatova, established in 2006 in Saint-Petersburg.
Classification of the sculptures on the content and functions of
In addition, the content and functions of sculpture is divided into monumental, easel sculpture and small forms.
Monumental sculpture placed in the streets and squares, urban parks and gardens. It includes monuments, memorials, and monuments.
Sculpture is designed for small rooms and close range. It includes such types of composition as head, bust, figure or group. For example, the world-famous bust of Queen Nefertiti could serve as a classic example of easel sculpture.
The small sculptures intended for interior decoration. Typically, it includes small statues, and medals, gems and coins.
The sculpture to this day is one of the most popular types of fine art. Sculptures adorn squares and streets of major cities, Park and garden complexes and fountains, Museum rooms, and usual residential interiors.
Advice 2: What kinds of decorations are there
Necklaces, necklaces, collars, chains and pendants
Necklaces come in several types, with various stones, pearl, diamond. Collars in most massive with different inserts. Chain thick and thin. Chain perfect charms. They come in different shapes and sizes, for example, they may be in the form of ornament, stone flower. From necklaces or pendants has a direction on religious themes: crosses, icons, amulets, signs of the zodiac letters.
Pendants can serve as a clock that hung on a long chain. Pendants can be in the form of a container for essential oils and perfumes. Now fashion pendants stick, they are made in different shapes and look stylish. Medallions — this is also a suspension type, the principle of opening books. They often insert photos or small memorabilia.
.Allow for your arms and legs, bracelets, chains, rings
On the wrists of the hands and feet can be more often to notice the chain, they are usually small and with small pendants. Bracelets of all shapes and sizes look great on the hands. In Vogue rings worn on the toes. The ornaments on the fingers – rings, thin, thick, with stones and insets. The rings are inscribed, woven from a variety of materials and metals. It is believed that gold and silver should only be worn on a particular finger, but it is not always the case.
Headbands and barrettes all the more striking in their beauty and originality. Even ordinary Hoop can decorate hairdo. Here a matter of taste, every hairstyle will suit a particular shape and size of the jewelry.
Earrings on the ears has always been considered a wonderful decoration. Fashion piercing not one, but several holes for earrings. Shape, length, material for them is varied. Since ancient times women tried to stand out and decorate themselves. They chose bright materials or stones used to wear massive jewelry. Now the only change is the form of jewelry. They started to push under a particular style or clothing and to match the status of his mistress.