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The shape of things to come

Posted on Mar 1, 2014 by in Homepage |

Keeping my concept to the forefront of mind, I can now start to construct the armature which supports the clay while it is being worked on. I use stainless steel piping with a variety of elbow joints turned at varying degrees to get the desired shape.  If I’m sculpting a life size portrait, I use a full face photo, which I’ve blown up to the correct size and take rough dimensions from there.  Then the clay can start to be built up onto the armature.