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Faerie on Twig

Faerie on Twig 4

 

I have finished assembling the faerie’s twig and I cast the final set of wings for my faerie yesterday. I have actually made two faeries, but only one will sit on the twig. The other faerie will sit on an outcropping of limonite that I have. Limonite is iron ore, for those who don’t know. […]

wonder woman

Gal Gadot in Bronze

 

I’m casting Wonder Woman in bronze. However, I am going to adapt the sculpture to have a costume similar to that worn by Gal Gadot in her portrayal of Wonder Woman. This costume has a different skirt and belt and will not use the cape. The work will also be cast in different metals from […]

Faerie on Twig

Faerie on Twig 3

 

Hooray, I have mostly finished putting my fairy and twig together. This work requires that the castings be cleaned and prepared for assembly. I call this soldering, but it is really known as brazing. Brazing joins two metals by heating and melting a filler that bonds to the two pieces of metal and joins them. […]

Faerie on Twig

Faerie on Twig 2

 

I have now cast all the parts, except for the wings, for my faerie and the twig. The faerie was cast in ancient bronze as this has a nice red coloring to the metal. I cast her shoes and collar in white bronze as accent pieces. The twig and leaves were cast in silicon bronze […]

Fairie on Twig

Faerie on Twig 1

 

I have started to cast my sculpture of a faerie on a twig. This work was planned for the spring of 2018. This faerie is of the type I like to do because it is more than just a figurine. I plan to put some coloured quartz or crystals on the piece when I put […]