Since welding an 8 foot sculpture on the floor proved to be not the smartest decision I’m trying plywood on buckets for the next surface…..
The stainless steel melt coat texture is complete on one surface.
Moved the piece to the floor to work on the stainless steel melt coat texture. Not the smartest move….
Attaching the rid sections to form the skeleton of the piece
Working on this pair of reed sculptures for a client of designer, Valerie Ruddy.
And it takes an even larger army to lift it onto it’s base.
Sometimes it takes a small army of friends to get a sculpture out of the studio and into a truck.
The three sections are now all attached and being supported by the crane and some buckets and whatever else I could find….
Sometimes you need a crane to help hold things while you weld…..
The sections are starting to be welded together to form the final piece
The top arched form is ready for Stainless Steel
The center disc is starting to take on it’s final finish
The first section is now completely covered in stainless Steel melt coat
The start of the surface texture in melt coat stainless Steel
AtlantiCare Stage 02
MATERIAL Steel DEVELOPMENT The skeleton of the piece is starting to look like the final shape.