Icarus Weathervane; Kreiger Estate – completed
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Customer supplied concept image.
A three dimensional clay model was created to help with the 3D layout.
Copper parts are made from the maquette sized templates as a test.
The temporary templates are enlarged to full size and the sculpting of the weathervane figure begins.
Mortising the limbs organically onto the torso.
With the body and limbs set, starting on the hands and feet.
Getting the hands and feet right is crucial.
The hair is actually complex. It is made of several sculpted interlocking pieces.
Time for the chemical wash to create a bronze finish.