Here is Galaxy the original - visit here to follow this project through its making
Equipment and boards ready for the armature for Galaxy
Mesh and rods developed under the future profile
Build up of the base layers of clay
Progressing well on all profiles
Sketch of front paw to help with proportions
The root of the tail begun
Sketch of tail to bring proportions of the rear
Shoulders and hips building up
This is where we are going
Below view from the front
Big push - intensive time developing the Clay into a young Labrador dog!
After months of work the last images are taken of Galaxy the Life sized Labrador statue in Clay
Latest news on the Galaxy project - the mould is made and the next part of the process can soon go forward. Thanks to Robin for all his work on this.
It makes a big difference to have someone with skills and expertise put the mould on something you have worked on for a year!
Work on the wax stage
All the details of the paws
Weeks pass and the foundry makes the investment mould, and proceeds though the casting process.
All cast and finished by the skilled foundry workers in Birmingham
and here pre patination.
Photo session at home and then careful delivery to the site of the happy owners and family
His sister is pleased?!
Project brought to completion thank you to all involved for their time and trouble and input.