My first attempt at a bronze bust- John

The bust of John begins- Italy 2004/5

The bust of John begins- Italy 2004/5

 

 

Mmmm.. getting there

 


 

some final touches

some final touches

the clay is finished...

the clay is finished…

preparing for the moulding

preparing for the moulding

painting in the wax

painting in the wax

wax removed from mould

wax removed from mould

having some fun...

having some fun…

more fun although a bit spooky..taking a rest before the foundry!..

more fun although a bit spooky..taking a rest before the foundry!..

john wax apple on head

 

 

 

 

 

A bit more fun in the snow- but alas no bow or arrow to shoot the apple!

                    john head wax ready to go

 

 

 

 

 

The wax is ready to go to the foundry. He doesn’t look too happy about that! 

john head bronze corner350pixThe only photo of the finished bronze. Lots of images to find of the process..10 years worth of images! patience.

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