Monthly Archives: August 2016

Cougar First Clay 8/27/2016

I have decided to try to cast this sculpture and as a result a whole new batch of issues need to be considered. The first being the type of clay I am using. Instead of “Sculpey Original” which I have … Continue reading

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Cougar Armature 8/25/2016

Here’s where the armature is as of August 25th. I have begun to define the the rock mass on the base, added a 1-1/2 diameter X 8 inch long PVC pipe to the body which will bulk up that area, … Continue reading

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Cougar Armature

Hi Folks, Since I talked to you the last time I decided that the sculpture would have a better look if the Cougar’s head was turned to one side. So here is an update: I also got started on the … Continue reading

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“Cougar” – Starting the Armature Design

This is the opening shot on a new sculpture, and a new process for me. If things go well this piece will be cast in bronze. If things go awry, this will become a large pile of scrap clay, aluminum … Continue reading

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How Owls Get Their Wisdom

The Screech Owls are completed, but I still can’t figure out how to present them, other than to invite all of you to the Stonewall Gallery to view them in the round. Until you can get here, here are four … Continue reading

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Screech Owls 8/7/2016, Get’in Close

The sculpture is still on the workbench, but the sculpting is nearly done (I think), and so is the painting. Hopefully by the next publication the piece will be setting on the wood base it was designed for, and will … Continue reading

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