A sculpture can be made from any of the Inorganic or Organic substance. The process of sculpture making can be classified according to material used - stone, metal, clay, and wood; and the method used like carving, modeling, and casting. The sculpture making techniques broadens enormously in 20th century and enriched with new techniques like welding and assemblage, and by new materials like neon tubing.
In academic settings sculpture is taught right from schools. Certificate courses and part time courses are also offered. Universities offer graduate and post graduate programs in Sculpture through faculty of Arts.