The many stages of bronze. Kewpie dolls in beginning stages of casement. 10 layers later and wax is taken out ready for pour.
Kewpie dolls being revealed after I cracked open the shell.
After angle grinding dolls off base, cleaning & sand blasting
'Nobodys Perfect' SOLD at End of Term 3 Exhibtion 2013, The learning Connexion, Wellington
Dancer # 1 finished working title was 'Flow'. Completed 'One Movement one moment' Bronze on jarrah plinth
Dancer # 1 begins
Dancer # 2 'Dancing is my voice'. Photo 1 = Stage 1 in platilina sculpting form Photo 2 = Stage 2 Altering wax after it has been removed from mould Photo 3 shows 'Dancing is my voice' heavily cased awaiting wax burn out and then bronze pour. Dancer beside is not as heavily shelled yet, so reveals wax dancer # 1 version 3. Each edition has been altered in wax stage, so no two editions are identical.
Dancer # 2 begins in plastilina and above on completion 'Rise Up' bronze on marble