Adding a Garden sculpture is the ideal way to imbue your personality into your garden and home. ARTpark Australia has curated a large variety of Australian sculptures from highly talented and awarded Australian sculptors. Offering more than just garden art – ARTpark Australia presents unique designs with limited edition and one-of-a-kind sculptural works. View our collection of Sculptures designed and constructed with meticulous workmanship for Outdoor and Garden Placement.
Corten-steel naturally oxidizes very quickly to create its own protective coating making it perfect for the garden.
When positioned in a garden flushed with beautiful flowers and Australian natives the sculptural work can look as though it has come from the earth. Or alternatively, when placed within a well-manicured garden the contrast can be very striking.
Corten steel is also very strong and durable, so it can withstand the elements well. If you are looking for a unique and interesting sculpture for your garden or patio, then a Corten steel sculpture may be the perfect option for you.
Mild Steel Sculpture
Across Australia, discerning art lovers and aficionados are increasingly seeking out garden sculptures for sale that not only mesmerise but endure.
Mild steel, with its undeniable durability and supreme weather resistance, becomes an impeccable choice for those wishing to add an everlasting touch of elegance to their gardens or patios. It’s no wonder that mild steel sculptures are rapidly becoming a favoured choice amongst garden sculptures in Australia.
Sculpture made from Mild-steel is also very easy to clean, so you can keep your sculpture looking new with minimal effort.
Those on the lookout for premium garden sculptures for sale will invariably come across the enduring allure of bronze. Not only is it strikingly beautiful, but its durability against the elements makes it a favourite amongst garden sculptures Australia–wide.
It’s also easy to maintain and you won’t have to worry about it rusting or tarnishing over time. Bronze has a beautiful natural elegance that adds charm to any space. Bronze works can be finished with a patina of your choosing.
Stainless steel is a popular choice for garden sculpture and outdoor art due to the variety forms able to be created from this material – Stainless can also be finished with many different surface and colour effects.
The beauty of stainless steel is that it does not rust and strongly resists degradation. There are different grades of stainless steel that can be used depending on where the garden art sculpture will be placed. For instance, where items are to be placed either in gardens exposed to a harsher climate or in public places near the coast, 316-grade stainless steel is recommended.
A mirror finish is one of the most popular choices, achieved by building up shine using various grades of polishing wheels. In some cases, up to a whole month can be spent on this ‘polishing’ process. Once it is polished the finished will last for a very long time
Powder Coated Metal Sculpture
Properly cured, powder-coated finishes are tougher, thicker, and more durable than conventional paint. However, the way it works differs from standard liquid paints, which are delivered via a binder and evaporating solvent.
Powder coating is a kind of process where a free-flowing, dry pigment powder (whether a thermoplastic or thermoset polymer) is applied to the metal. The pigment, which is applied using a powder coating gun, sticks to the metal via static electricity. It is then cured using heat (often baked in an oven) or static electricity.
Stone is another great option when you are choosing a garden sculpture. Some stone is more durable than others and can withstand different types of weather conditions. When you’re hunting for garden sculptures for sale, it’s vital to consider the material’s durability, especially given the unpredictable weather conditions we often face.
If placing it outside you will want to choose a stone that can withstand the elements. Sculptures of sandstone and granite are recommended for outdoor sculptures and garden art.