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Wonder Woman - Gal Gadot in Wax

Gal Gadot 2

 

This is the wax model that I made for the Gal Gadot version of Wonder Woman as seen in the recent movies. As my furnace is being rebuilt I can’t make this in bronze right now. So, I will offer this version as a pre-order during the Calgary Expo. I should be able to cast […]

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WooCommerce Shop Page Meta Tags

 

Your WooCommerce shop page is not a normal page for SEO meta title tags and description tags. Rather, your shop page is a product archive. The title for your shop page is often “Products” and not the title of your WordPress shop page. It can be difficult to change the page title and meta description […]

Wonder Woman in Wax

Wonder Woman 2

 

I wanted to have Wonder Woman cast in time for the Calgary Expo at the end of April. Unfortunately, with my furnace having failed I am not likely to have it repaired and back from the manufacturer in time to cast this figurine. However, I can make a wax model of the sculpture. I can […]

The Iron Faerie

The Iron Faerie

 

When I took my product photos for my faeries I had forgotten to mount a gemstone inside the flower petals on the faerie’s hair. So, I have to redo these photos. But, you might just as well see what my Iron Faerie looks like. She is mounted on a piece of Limonite from Morrocco. Limonite […]

Faerie on Twig

Faerie on Twig – Final

 

I have finished my faerie and I took pictures to post this as a product, but then I realized that I forgot to put a gemstone into the centre of the flower in the faerie’s hair. So, here you go. These are some of my better quality pictures that are not taken in my workshop. […]

Faerie on Twig

Faerie on Twig 5

 

I have cut and polished and drilled and pinned my granite and marble bases for my faeries. Working with stone can be fun, but it is much harder to cut and drill granite than marble. It’s also challenging if I am working with special stones such as the Limonite (iron ore) that I am using […]

Pouring Bronze

Furnace Woes

 

My furnace failed a few days ago. I’m sad. I was heating up the furnace to melt some white bronze for a Wonder Woman casting and although it reached at least 930 C (the goal was 1020 C), when I checked it five or ten minutes later, it was down to around 750 C and […]

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. […]

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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 […]