Because Jon went to architectural school, loved learning about architecture and space and structure, has practiced architecture for decades and designed buildings and spaces using art and physical models as a communication tool and took sculpture and mold-making classes - sculpture comes naturally to him. Below are some basic words that describe materials, tools, adhesives, joinery and coatings that are used to produce and finish the work. Although metal, wood, ceramics and glass are the main sculpture categories, mixed media is another form that often uses sculpture in the mix.
Sheet metal, steel sheet, steel shapes, portable band saw cutting, disk cutting and grinding, welding, soldering, bolts, nuts, screws, nails, rivets, primer, paint.
Basswood, fir, cedar, birch ply, alder, table saw, band saw, jointer, planes, rasps, disk sander, waterproof glue, epoxy, clamps, sealer, spray paint.
Earthenware, porcelain, sand and grog adds, drilled, carved, embossed, high fire glazing, custom glazes.
warm cast class, fused glass, plaster, wax and silicone forms, propane torches, computer controlled kilns.