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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From Clay to Bronze: The Sculptures of Nano Lopez

I believe my inspiration for nature started early on when my father took us to long trips in the Amazon forest and left a deep impression on me. I believe today I use that in my art a lot because nature and anything alive is what I want to express in my work. It’s more about character and life than anything else and maybe the detail that I put into the pieces. A piece is never finished until it’s itself.

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How to Make a Horse Head Sculpture : Sculpting the Eyes of a Horse Head

We are going to make the two eyes. Just pick even pieces of clay that you have to make like a ball. You can buy two of them balls but, you know, they are not totally round. You put in the socket and then you press a little bit. Put in the socket and press a little bit. Later we will reshape. Now we are going to put the eye lock. In fact we are going to do it right

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Carving a Head out of Wax: Beginning : Fixing Mistakes in Wax Sculpture

In this rough carving stage, there are times when we want to get rid of a whole large area at once. And one of the easiest ways to accomplish this, and maybe a little scary for you at the beginning, is to just use the blade almost like a knife and if you know where you’re going, stick the blade in, after it’s been heated, and push it in. And then, snap off a whole section at one time. Now,

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Human Head Sculpture : Adding a Mouth to a Human Head Sculpture

Now we are going to make the mouth. To make the mouth we need to make two coils for the lips, obviously. This guy is not going to have much lip though. Let?s see how we do that. We first have to add a little material here and then we have to depress in here a little bit. Because then all of the muscles of the mouth come up. Let?s see what it looks like with the lips here. And

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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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Making mugs with push-casting, part 2, firing and glazing

I’m going to make some mugs using the molds I made in the last video I have eczema on my hands, so I have to wear gloves when working with clay and most materials I am putting the lid on, so that later I can use it as a cutting line For easier detachment of the clay from the mold, I must lubricate the molds Like always, I am using bicycle oil Massage the clay good Basically, the goal is

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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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