Published Oct 11, 2019
Making a three-dimensional slab built sculpture from a two-dimensional paper template can present a lot of pitfalls if you don't really think it through as you are building. For instance, if you bevel the front and back slabs in the same way, you will end up with two fronts or two backs!
Erin Furimsky has been making sculpture for many years and has encountered, and solved, many of the issues that come up when making slab-built sculpture. In her video, Embracing Abstraction: Slab-Built Sculpture, Erin shares her tips and tricks to help you avoid problems and concentrate on making great sculpture! In this excerpt, Erin shares some great tips for joining together a bilaterally symmetrical sculpture if things have gone a little wonky during the building. – Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor