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Early Classical / Transitional
How to improve archaic sculpture - rounded planes, fleshy, archaic face, add more movement and
lifelike hair. Lost wax technique: This was the name for the method of production used when creating
bronze statues (sometime it's referred to as the hollow wax technique).
Figure made in…

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Kritios Boy (490-480 BCE)
The Kritios Boy is the first statue of the 5th century Classical Period, and represents an artistic revolution
as the statue manages to break out of the restrictive kouros pose and create a fully realistic statue.
Kritios achieves this in a number of ways: Unlike the…

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Delphic Charioteer (478-474 BCE)
The Delphi Charioteer was erected by Polyzalos, tyrant of the polis of Gela on Sicily, to commemorate
his victory in the chariot race at the Delphic games. The sculptor seems to have been keen to achieve
realism, as well as being eager to exploit the aesthetic…

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Artemision Bronze (460 BCE)
The sculptor has exploited bronze's high tensile strength to create a dynamic and dramatic pose. The
god holds a bolt of lightning/trident in his right hand, while his left is fully extended as if aiming at his
target. The sculptor has used the `frozen moment' technique;…

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Riace Warriors (The Youth) (460-450 BCE)
The Riace Warriors, or Calabrian bronzes, were found at the bottom of the sea near Calabria in
the 1970s. It is believed that both Warriors would originally have held a spear and a shield. The
sculptor's attention to meticulous detail is apparent; both statues…

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Chest muscles are still a little bit symmetrical. Knees are pointing forward. Left foot is ready and
poised for the throw. Looking back at his arm as he would do. Large muscles of his flags - can see
hip bone. Tendons and veins can be seen on his arms and…

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Size decreases - much more like an ordinary man or woman Severe expression, no emotion - not
different as it is the same as archaic. Jenny is a n00b Shorter and triangular faces Regular features - nose,
eyes, ears Hair is now in separate strands - lots of detail here…

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Early Classical / Transitional
How to improve archaic sculpture - rounded planes, fleshy, archaic face, add more movement and
lifelike hair. Lost wax technique: This was the name for the method of production used when creating
bronze statues (sometime it's referred to as the hollow wax technique).
Figure made in…

Page 2

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Kritios Boy (490-480 BCE)
The Kritios Boy is the first statue of the 5th century Classical Period, and represents an artistic revolution
as the statue manages to break out of the restrictive kouros pose and create a fully realistic statue.
Kritios achieves this in a number of ways: Unlike the…

Page 3

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Delphic Charioteer (478-474 BCE)
The Delphi Charioteer was erected by Polyzalos, tyrant of the polis of Gela on Sicily, to commemorate
his victory in the chariot race at the Delphic games. The sculptor seems to have been keen to achieve
realism, as well as being eager to exploit the aesthetic…

Page 4

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Artemision Bronze (460 BCE)
The sculptor has exploited bronze's high tensile strength to create a dynamic and dramatic pose. The
god holds a bolt of lightning/trident in his right hand, while his left is fully extended as if aiming at his
target. The sculptor has used the `frozen moment' technique;…

Page 5

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Riace Warriors (The Youth) (460-450 BCE)
The Riace Warriors, or Calabrian bronzes, were found at the bottom of the sea near Calabria in
the 1970s. It is believed that both Warriors would originally have held a spear and a shield. The
sculptor's attention to meticulous detail is apparent; both statues…

Page 6

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Chest muscles are still a little bit symmetrical. Knees are pointing forward. Left foot is ready and
poised for the throw. Looking back at his arm as he would do. Large muscles of his flags - can see
hip bone. Tendons and veins can be seen on his arms and…

Page 7

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Size decreases - much more like an ordinary man or woman Severe expression, no emotion - not
different as it is the same as archaic. Jenny is a n00b Shorter and triangular faces Regular features - nose,
eyes, ears Hair is now in separate strands - lots of detail here…

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