Making an original model is a lot easier than most people believe and for creative people offers the opportunity to create copyright pieces of art.
Materials used to create models include plaster, wax, would, metal or clay to mention just a few. Clay in its many forms is probably the most popular due to the fact that it is easily manipulated by hand and with simple tools.
This article talks about the materials and tools you can use to sculpt and create your own models.
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