Three Dimensional Materials, Processes and Tools

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Three-dimensional works of art have a unique characteristic that is different from other art forms. Its tactile quality is its distinct feature that allows viewers to touch the sculptures, crafts, and architectures which are all kinds of three-dimensional art. More so, these types of art pieces are not just painted on a canvass, they are molded, carved and sculpted to create an object with depth, width and height. The interpretations for three-dimensional artworks can vary depending on the viewer's perception and the function of these artworks which can either be functional objects or just merely aesthetic objects. In the case of Drip, Drop Plop by Fred Wilson (page 346 of “A World of Art” by Sayre), this piece of three-dimensional art…show more content…
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