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The full size working drawing.
Each side of the figure is hand cut from 100% copper sheet.
Initial details and texture are hand embossed into the sheet copper
The sides of the figure are stretched to the proper relief.
The dragon’s breast plates have been tinned for accent.
Texturing and shaping the thick sheet copper wings.
Adding the wings to the dragon.
Red enamel backing for the gold leaf fire.
The completed Western Dragon Weathervane.