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BRONZE CASTING PROCESS, how a bronze sculpture is made

BRONZE CASTING PROCESS, how a bronze sculpture is made

BRONZE CASTING PROCESS Bronze casting is a multi-faceted procedure. There are over a dozen distinctive steps in the process from start to finish. Some seem self-explanatory while others are a bit more complicated.Modeling of the clay. This call never drys and is re-workd until Austin is satisfied of the final product. Typically he spends from 600 hours to 2,000 hours on life size and just over life size works. In model making, the artist creates an original model from wax or clay.This is followed up with mold making, where a fiberglass or plaster case is made. The mother mold is important for...

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FALLEN OFFICER SUPPORT

FALLEN OFFICER SUPPORT

FALLEN OFFICER SUPPORT I received these photos the other day from a memorial I created for Modesto, California. Modesto Police officer- Modesto, CA. With a sense of profound mourning, an officer grieves the loss of one of his distinguished own. In “The Fallen Shield,” the sorrowful details surrounding such a heartbreaking casualty are highlighted. The folded flag is pressed tightly to the presenting officer’s chest, as if he is reluctant to let go. On bended knee, his eyes are focused downward in supplication while he offers posthumous respect to a deceased colleague. In his other hand he holds the badge...

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