Balinese Sculpture for Dummies

Bali is famous with its beautiful artistic things. From traditional dances to unique wooden art. I take an example of Balinese art in the form of three dimensional representatives. Balinese sculpture or Ukiran Bali.

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It is much easier to explain something complicated with visual help. Especially things that deals with arts. Like how to make sculptured wood decoration.

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Firstly, By a pencil draw a pattern you like or if you are planning to sell it, suits that to your customer’s. The above pattern is called Sari/ flowers patra (English pattern = Balinese patra).

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Get a position that comforts you. No matter whether it is on the floor, as long as you enjoy your working hours, you will create a wonderful piece.

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Like this. A finish Sari sculpture.

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Or this. Patra Dedari (Angels pattern). These sculptures are used for decorations to beautify shrine in temples.

Note: actually, all explanation above were told by the sculptor to me in my visit to Tista village, Karangasem regency. So, in this post, it is me the dummy. That I even took some photos as it would be easier to remember all the steps.

An almost late post to Daily Prompt: (Your Thing) for Dummies.

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