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Modeling   /mˈɑdəlɪŋ/  /mˈɑdlɪŋ/   Listen

(Written also modelling)
Sculpture produced by molding.  Synonyms: clay sculpture, mold, molding, mould, moulding.
A preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied.  Synonyms: modelling, molding, moulding.
The act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale).  Synonyms: model, modelling.

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"Modeling" Quotes from Famous Books

... beauty herself. But she was sorely puzzled whether she should devote herself to music or painting. In the full swing of work under the best masters in Boston, she could not refrain from straying back to her drawing. From her easel she was lured to modeling. ...
— The Little Lady of the Big House • Jack London

... two feet high, and of spotless Parian, which well symbolized the angelic purity it was intended to portray. To many, perhaps, it might appear simply a specimen of modeling, but little better than the average. However, those who looked on it with the eyes of faith saw before them, not so much the work itself, as the ideal of ...
— Apples, Ripe and Rosy, Sir • Mary Catherine Crowley

... Michelangelo ceased to paint and draw, and devoted all his energies to modeling in clay. So intent was his application that in a few weeks he had mastered technicalities that took others years ...
— Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 4 (of 14) - Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Painters • Elbert Hubbard

... Do. The teacher should use her judgment in regard to how many of these suggestions it is best to carry out in the school hours. In schools where little work has yet been done in pantomime, drawing, modeling, and other kindred modes of activity, it will probably be the better plan to have many of the suggestions carried out in hours of play. If the teacher takes an interest in what the child does outside of school hours as well as in what he does in regular recitation and ...
— The Tree-Dwellers • Katharine Elizabeth Dopp

... is very nave in feeling, very charming in the graceful modeling of the little girl. The decorative scheme of this poetic unit is very simple and well-sustained ...
— The Art of the Exposition • Eugen Neuhaus

Words linked to "Modeling" :   representation, sculpture, carving, simulation

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