Bas-Relief is an ancient sculpting techniques as old as human kind, a way of sculpting figures slightly raised from flat surfaces such as walls. Bas-Relief sculptures can be found in Egyptian pyramids, in temples of Rome and buildings or Greece.
Russian artist Goga Tandashvili brings scenes in to life with Bas-Relief sculpting. Goga Tandashvili is a talented painter. He draws on walls, add cement and other materials on top of the paintings to make the drawings more Three-Dimensional. Goga Tandashvili uses knives, cutters, chisels, palette knives for the sculpting base on the specific patterns. The choice of materials also depend on the the project. Gypsum mixtures are his favorite sculpting material, but he can work with bronze, granite, marble, steel and so on, depending on the requirement.
“I am primarily interested in the artistic image, and the material is secondary, although it adds character to the work. I also paint, this is my first love. I came to sculpture from painting and I’m very happy to be able to translate it into bas-reliefs.”
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