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Master of Arts (M.A.)




This paper is not to be considered as the main project for the master's thesis, but rather as an accompaniment to the mail project, which is a piece of sculpture entitled, The Cello Player. The paper will briefly discuss what sculpture is, together with a general overview of the materials and methods employed in the creation of a sculptural piece. In the paper an attempt will be made to explain why and how The Cello Player was created. It will also consider the technical and working aspects of a new material, Magnesite. Lastly, it will evaluate the use of Magnesite as sculptural material.

It is hoped that this paper will be of some future use to anyone wishing to do a piece of sculpture by the modeling method, or anyone interested in experimenting with a comparatively new sculptural material.



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