Drawing casts were originally used by European student artists during the Middle Ages as a means of practice for drawing and painting. Those studying art would use casts as means to practice scale and obtain realism, which was a popular movement at the time. Using drawing casts had the benefit of being inanimate. The student artist could take their time practicing their hand at shadowing and illustrating depth while using a drawing cast. Drawing casts usually consisted of geometrical shapes, hands and faces. Famous artists who used drawing casts in their studies include Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael.

Present day, drawing cast are still used by students. Those interested in teaching or learning art fundamentals would find our Geometrical Shape Set of Ten of great use.  The geometrical shapes are also highly desirable pieces for art collectors. Anyone with an eye for art and who is a lover of history would love to add the School Of Leonardo Da Vinci’s Horse Sculpture to their collection.

Drawing casts also make great gifts for those in the medical field. The exquisite details of the Ecorche Anatomical Man Study Model Artist Cast Sculpture  makes this statue a great medical school graduate gift.

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Golf is one of the United States favorite pastimes. Although the origin of golf is highly debated, the sport as we know it can be traced to 15th-century Scotland. Golf was initially banned in Scotland during the mid-15th century because of impending war with England. It was seen as a distraction from archery and preparation for war. Thankfully the ban was not strictly enforced and golf continued to grow in popularity to be enjoyed by the elite of the British Empire.

The game of golf would remain a rather exclusive sport due the expensive nature of the wooden clubs and balls made with tightly compressed feathers wrapped in horse hide. It was not until when metal club heads and shafts were mass produced by production lines that the sport would become more affordable. The introduction of a solid rubber and dimpled ball allowed for golfers to hit the ball further than ever before. The growth of railways across England would also allow for tourism and travel to the growing number of golf courses.

The rest, as they say, is history. Golf clubs were formed and events like the British Open were established, allowing golf to become a professional sport. Golf grew equally in popularity in India and the United States. By 1900, there were 1000 golf clubs in the USA and the sport was also an addition to the Olympics. Golf had transformed from the British pastime to the world’s favorite pastime.

Although technology has advanced the game of golf has held a strong foothold in the hearts of Americans. The game can be played with colleagues or friends. A beautiful golf  statue can act as an excellent gift. The Bronzed Metal Golfer On Marble Base Statue is a striking example of a trophy or corporate gift. This golf sculpture is available in three different sizes.

Contemporary Golf aficionados will also love garden decor items like the Large Golf Ball Sculpture, and the equally gorgeous Fountainette Golf Fountain With Light. If such golf garden decor might be a bit too contemporary for the person in mind, there are plenty of traditional man and woman golfer garden statues to choose from. When picking one out, we just need to think about the colors, casting material, and types of decor favored by the person in mind. If he or she appreciates traditional decor, something like the Nostalgic Golfer Man Statue can act as a wonderful gift. If that person is interested in garden fountains, consider gifting the exquisite Classical Golfer Large Cement Garden Fountain.

 

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Hen & Three Garden Chicks Garden Statues

Hen & Three Garden Chicks Garden Statues

Did you know today is ‘Dance Like a Chicken’ day? Seriously. They have a holiday for that!

Sadly, we do not have any statues in-stock of chickens getting funky (Although, we do cast amazing custom statues. See our American Bully bust).

From cows to chickens, we DO offer the cutest farm animal garden statues around! Not only are they adorable but our cast stone statues are durable too! Our Massarelli garden statues are made of high quality cement and are hand crafted by artisans in the United States.

Farmer Frog Planter Holder

We would also like to introduce you to our Farmer Frog Planter. He is an aluminum planter garden statue. A functional and a friendly face that will give your plants a nice home to grow big and tall.

Head on over to Statue.com to see our entire gallery of sculptures, fountains and garden statues. If you have something in mind but cannot find it on the website, feel free to contact us. Our excellent products coupled with our outstanding customer service ensures Statue.com is the best online source for statuary and other fine goods.

Reach us by phone Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CT) 618-692-1121 or Toll-Free at 877-675-2634.

Email us at sales@statue.com

Our fax number is 618-692-6775.

Send mail to us at: Statue.com, Inc., 100 N. Main St. Edwardsville, IL 62025.

Our excellent products coupled with our outstanding customer service ensures Statue.com is the best business for statuary and other fine goods.

We’d love to hear from you!

~Kristen

Conservation Wall Plaque Sculpture

Conservation Wall Plaque Sculpture

We love Earth Day. So much, we celebrate our Mother Earth everyday by striving to attain sustainable business practices.

We also have a wide variety of sculptures and fountains of Animals and Nature for customers to choose from. Our Conservation Wall Plaque Sculpture is another beautiful way to show love for Mother Earth. For gift giving Atlas With Earth Sculptural Night Light Lamp Statue is perfect for showing the weight of the world and it’s importance!

head on over to Statue.com to see our entire gallery of sculptures, fountains and garden statues. If you have something in mind but cannot find it on the website, feel free to contact us. Our excellent products coupled with our outstanding customer service ensures Statue.com is the best online store for statuary and other fine goods.

Wise Old Tree Fountain with Light

Wise Old Tree Fountain with Light

Reach us by phone Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CT) 618-692-1121 or Toll-Free at 877-675-2634.

Email us at sales@statue.com

Our fax number is 618-692-6775.

Send mail to us at: Statue.com, Inc., 100 N. Main St. Edwardsville, IL 62025.

Our excellent products coupled with our outstanding customer service ensures Statue.com is the best business for statuary and other fine goods.

We’d love to hear from you!

~Kristen