Amazing Halloween Pumpkin Art Carvings

Today is Halloween, so I was surfing the web in search of a 'spooky' image to post on my Facebook page when I came upon this really amazing pumpkin art by Ray Villafane Studios. I was so impressed with the skill of the artists, I decided to share their art with you. At first I thought these Halloween pumpkins were digitally altered, but they are not! These are “Ray Villafane Pumpkins".  Villafane and his team have worked [...]

2013-10-30T09:01:15+00:00 October 31st, 2012|Fine Art Tips, General, Misc. Articles|1 Comment

The Stone Sculpting Process

Since prehistoric times, artists have sought to set free the images that they see trapped within stone. The methods they use have evolved over the centuries but, the basic process stays the same - the artist must remove the unnecessary material. It is a process of elimination. I think Auguste Rodin said it best... “I choose a block of marble and chop-off whatever I don’t need.” Step One: The first step is to obtain tools, equipment and [...]