The value of the bozzetto

Dear Artist, “Bozzetto” is an Italian term for a sculptor’s small-scale model, usually in wax or clay, made in preparation for a full-scale work in more permanent material. Like the French “maquette,” a bozzetto is often exploratory. The word bozzetto, however, can also mean a sketch for a painting — even a sketch-for-its-own-sake that can … Continue reading The value of the bozzetto