The armature has been made with extra thick steel rod, as the head from nose to stop is nearly 12inches long!
The next stage is to increase the armature to support the clay, but stay within the final shape, and to then build up to the topline.
It is always exciting to see the first clay go on and start to build up.
Patience is needed as the long steady build up is ahead.
Development up to the topline, and the beginnings of the eyesocket,
and starting down towards the jawline