Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Making the Ruswarp Sculpture mould

Making the mould ~ the first application of the mould to Ruswarp the Collie Sculpture

Making the mould~ over the head

Mould down over front of sculpture

The Ruswarp Sculpture Mould is developed

~ the seams and layers added

Glass fibre shell is applied

The shell to support the mould of the collie sculpture is finished and the fixing holes drilled

Opening the mould

The clay revealed

The mould gently pulled away

The Mould is taken to the foundry where it will be carefully cleaned and assembled and waxes poured...the next stage JOEL goes to check the waxes.