|What is sculpture|
|Sculpturing is the art of creation in two or three dimensions that is a true representation of natural or imagined forms. It includes sculpture in round form, which can be viewed from any direction, as well as incised relief form. In which the lines are cut into a flat surface and the object is carved on it.
|The art of sculpture has a glorious past. The history of Indian sculptures presents the evolution and development of the art from its beginning. The earliest known sculptures are from the Indus Valley Civilization.
|Materials of Sculpture|
|The medium of carving denotes the material of the sculptures. The Stone is the widely used medium for carvings that has successfully produced the artistic masterpieces.Marble sculptures show the highest degree of intricate designs. And the art of sand sculptures denotes the skills and merits of the Indian sculptors, at its best.|
|Features Of Indian Sculpture|
|The art of sculpture in India has born to depict the imagination and visualization of Indian mind. With it, the art is tremendously influenced by the civilization process of India. The social linkage of the art and the predominant religious impact on the sculpture are distinct features of Art.|
|Types Of Sculpture|
|The sculptures in India follows either Relief or Round form. If the theme of the sculpture is noticed, the Indian sculpture is based on: Numen and Form, Icon and Imagery, Techniques and Expressions, Aesthetic sculptures and Dance sculptures. Each type is primarily employed to achieve the liveliness in the art of sculptures.|
| The art of Indian sculpture demonstrates the presence of traditional myths and beliefs through its expressions. The Hindu art and the Buddhist art are dominant in the Indian sculptures.The carving on temples and caves are the examples of glorious tradition of artistic values.|