How to Create And Cast Bronze Sculpture : How to Create Patina for a Bronze Sculpture

Hi, my name is Gary Mitnik. I’m a sculptor in Sedona, Arizona, and I’m here on behalf of Expert Village. The last thing we do is the patina which is the colorization of the surface of things. That can be done with chemicals, heat done with a torch, various chemicals. What kind of temperature do you need? Well, that doesn’t need to be too hot. That you just need to heat the piece. To a, compared to to the wax

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Bronze Africa Sculpture called Duke by John Tolmay

I have a client who saw I’d have never met him He saw a picture of that rhino sculpture of mine that I call Black Powder and he bought it from the magazine article. His old mother saw that when he put the rhino in an alcove on one side of his fireplace in his house and his old mother – sweet old lady – said no you can’t just have a rhino you need to have an elephant as

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How to Create And Cast Bronze Sculpture : How to Attach a Base to a Bronze Sculpture

Hi, my name is Gary Mitnik. I’m a sculptor here in Sedona, Arizona and I’m here on behalf of Expert Village. When it comes for the basing, this one that’s already been based, it’s the only one we have in the shop right now. We’ll drill a hole; we’ll mark and drill where it needs to be cut on the stone. We’ll use a stone drill, go through the stone. And then, what we’ll do is, we’ll take the stone,

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How to Create And Cast Bronze Sculpture : Achieving Ideal Shape for a Bronze Sculpture

Hi, my name is Gary Mitnik, I’m a sculptor here in Sedona, Arizona and I’m here on behalf of Expert Village. Just when you think you might be finishing a piece up something catches your eye and you think, “oh that’s not right,”. You have to kind of keep going over things to make them right. Sometimes they’re never right. Sometimes they’re never finished. I’m actually trying to make this arm and the legs look a little more masculine. ‘Cause

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How to Create And Cast Bronze Sculpture : How to Add Detail to a Bronze Sculpture Model

Hi, my name is Gary Mitnik. I’m a sculptor here in Sedona, Arizona, and I’m here on behalf of Expert Village. The clay is added a little bit at a time to the armature and it’s kind of roughed in at first. And then we gradually add more detail as we go along. Once we have the clay where we want it it’s taken and molds are made from this piece. They’re latex rubber molds, it’s not really a, well,

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How to Create And Cast Bronze Sculpture : Sandblasting Stage: Casting Bronze Sculpture

Hi, my name is Gary Mitnik. I?m a sculptor here in Sedona, Arizona, and I?m here of behalf of Expert Village. Grab one of these pieces as the process goes. Here’s a piece that has not been sandblasted it looks like, looks like it’s got all sorts of slurry on it. We’ll put it in the sandblasting cabinet, sandblast all the white slurry that still stuck on here, and get it off, make it look real pretty. This is what

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How to Create And Cast Bronze Sculpture : Latex Mold for a Bronze Sculpture

Hi, my name is Gary Mitnik. I’m a sculptor here in Sedona, Arizona, and I’m here on behalf of Expert Village. Wax is poured into the latex mold, so that’s how we get a wax positive. Wax is poured in, the mold is made from the clay. The clay is the pattern for molds, for the molds for the piece. The wax is poured into the mold. So we get a wax positive. Then the wax is taken and the

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