How Do You Build A Snow Sculpture?
Making a snow sculpture can be a fun activity for the entire family. This activity can take a few hours or up to a week depending on the intricacy and size of the design. The project can be done by an individual or an entire neighborhood. Start by having a picture of what you want to carve, so you might use that for a reference. Shovel snow into a pail or garbage can depending . As you are loading the snow be sure to stomp or press it down so it is firmly packed. Carve from top to bottom, so you are sure the bottom will hold the top. When the snow is firmly packed, turn the can or pail upside down to release the snow in a chunk. Repeat this process until you have the desired amount of snow in place. Clear excess snow from the area surrounding your block/s. Use a larger tool like a garden trowel to carve the basic shape, referring back to the picture as necessary. Use a chisel or other tools or utensils to create grooves or shallow lines. Also use this tool to carve any detail. Do a lit