Bali has the art of sculpture that cannot be underestimated, the various handicrafts sculpture grows and develops well, especially with the increasing community needs factor, one of which is the preferred art of woodcarving, almost every village and region in Bali has a result this art.
Balinese handicrafts such as sculpture carving, it requires special skills, in addition to intention, interest and perseverance you should enjoy this art, so the results of his work to be better. For Bali that has a name or an icon of sculpture is the Gianyar regency, famous for high-quality carvings.
The demand for sculpture is indeed only certain people, as in the ornaments of the building with traditional sculpture, the craft is intended as a complement to the ornaments of residence, such as decoration or decoration, there is also for the purposes of the temple, enthused by foreign tourists as well. As a tourist destination of course krya art is very interesting for the traveler.
The need for the work of sculpture in Bali, making the results of this craft is growing very well, the artwork also more creative and innovative course, the use of such ornaments is never cracked by the ever-changing transition of the era.
One of the villages in Gianyar regency which is a wooden sculpture sculpture until now is Mas village, this place becomes a tourist attraction attracted by tourists and become an alternative tour visit place while traveling to Kintamani line.
For the art of carved wood sculpture in Bali which is famous is Mas village, Kec. Ubud, Gianyar. Located about 20 km from Denpasar, if you are on a tour or car rental, pass the monumental baby statue at the Sakah crossing and straight north.
Entering the village of Mas, a row of carved art sculpture is seen on the artshop left and right side of the road. Characteristic of the work of the maestros in this village naturalism with the characteristics of humanism.
Perhaps the blood of art from the time of the first empire at the time of Prince Mas ruled here, flowing to the villagers, so that most of the villagers of Mas as carpenters of wood carving sculpture. The famous maestro born here; Ida Bagus Nyana, Ida Bagus Tilem and I Nyoman Togog.
The materials used come from the wood that thrives on this island, but some also imported from outside Bali, the result has penetrated into the international market, exported to European countries, so this Mas village as artisans sculpture carving wooden more and more famous.
The price options are very varied depending on the handicrafts, both in terms of the value of the basic ingredients used and the resulting artistic value. For the purposes of souvenirs are offered at a cheap price and there is to drain the contents of the bag.
Indeed this village as the center of artisans and trade sculpture in Bali, various art shop is here, you can find the sculptor and witness how the process. If you are a lover of art visit to stop in a tour to the village tourist attraction Mas
If you are lovers of sculpture carving during the holidays to Bali, also visit the tour in Bali you visit Mas village, here you can watch the craftsmen are creative, creating high-quality artwork.