Saturday, September 13, 2008

Ain't No Cowboy - Small Details

Today was spent just working on the face of the cowgirl. Just little details. Laboriously taking away small areas of clay, and adding micro areas of clay to other parts of the face. I added detail to the hair, and ears. Here is a photo of Lea Ann sitting for me, between customers, in her store.

Here is the piece as of 4 pm this afternoon.

I brought the head of the monumental foam of Iron Horn and compared it to the original bronze. Here is a photo of that. I am amazed at the technology that it took to create this replica. Just a few years ago, I'd of had to have the foundry point up the original. It would have taken weeks and cost 3 times as much as creating this foam to size.

Check back Next week. I'll be mounting the foam on it's platform. You'll want to see this. I still have a ton of detail work to do on the monumental piece. I'm really excited to share the creation of this piece with you. Hope you'll let me know what you think at