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sculpt

(skŭlpt) [Fr. sculpter, to carve]
To change the form or shape of a material, including a part of the body. In health care the term is applied to the contouring of both hard and soft tissues, e.g., using by exercise or cosmetic surgery.
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Newman uses the power of stem cells found in a patient's own body fat to restore youthful volume, sculpt body parts, as well as improve the skin texture.
Newman is able to sculpt the shape and appearance of the nose, to smooth bumps and match the surrounding facial features.
he says, "but to some degree, anyone with a desire to sculpt can do it.
Now, he estimates that he's one of hundreds of people who sculpt sand on a regular basis.
His $5-to-$40 jack-o'-lanterns are unorthodox because he does not generally carve out the insides, but rather just sculpts features onto the surface.
Too poor as a college student to buy metal to sculpt, Schickman fashioned the figures from several discarded 55-gallon oil drums.
To sculpt the many large pieces she had done - the Chumash Indian at the Janss Marketplace and Gene Autry with his horse, Champion, at the Autry Western Heritage Museum, for instance - Esprie starts with a skeletal structure of steel.
Sylvester Stallone had her sculpt him as Rocky for Planet Hollywood, and Michael Wayne, son of actor John Wayne, commissioned her to do a bust of the famous American Indian warrior Crazy Horse.
Wearing a respirator so she doesn't breath the eggshell dust that floats in her studio, Rinck sculpts the eggs freehand, holding the egg in her left and the drill in her right, without even a sketch to guide her.