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7 Day Countdown to DIMENSIONS

The amazing artists who are part of The National Capital Network of Sculptors are so excited to show you what they’ve been working on this past year. Ottawa’s biggest sculpture exhibit kicks off a week from now at Lansdowne Park in … Continue reading

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Displaying Sculpture in Your Home

Three-dimensional and difficult to ignore, sculptures are one of the best types of art to  add a neat design element to your home.  However, their size can sometimes make it difficult for people to know exactly where to place them … Continue reading

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DIMENSIONS 2018

Mark your calendars! We’re 6 weeks away from DIMENSIONS 2018, and we are in full force planning for our annual feature exhibit. More information will come over the next few weeks but in the meantime add us to your list … Continue reading

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Adding Sculpture to your Art Collection

Paintings need a good frame and an appropriate wall to be appreciated. Sculptures on the other hand need to be viewed from multiple angles to truly appreciate their beauty. Whether it is a larger piece or one in need of … Continue reading

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DIMENSIONS 2017 – FREE WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS

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DIMENSIONS 2017 – The Glass Artists

Fused glass is glass that has been fired in a kiln at a range of high temperatures from 593 °C (1,099 °F) to 816 °C (1,501 °F). There are 3 main distinctions for temperature application and the resulting effect on the glass. Slumping, tack fusing and full fuse. These pieces … Continue reading

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DIMENSIONS 2017 – The Wood Sculptors

It’s believed that the first wood carver was Adam. That’s how long wood carving has been practised. Over the centuries wood carving has undergone many changes but has never died. Coaxing a figure out of a root or branch, carving a … Continue reading

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DIMENSIONS 2017 – The Bronze Artists

When you visit DIMENSIONS in a couple of weeks, make sure you check out the bronzes. This is highly skilled work and we are pleased to have several bronze works on display this year. The process from original clay sculpture … Continue reading

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DIMENSIONS 2017 – WHAT’S HAPPENING!

Less than 3 weeks away . . . DIMENSIONS 2017 is our BIGGEST SCULPTURE EVENT . . . EVER! We’re celebrating Canada with over 150 sculptures. From exotic stone and marble sculptures, to metal and glass, wood, bronze, polymer and … Continue reading

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