This self made man sculpture is very delicate. The man holds a hammer high in one hand and the other hand holds a chisel beside him, making a self-carving gesture. The man has slightly curly hair, a handsome face, obvious muscle lines on his body, and a strong figure. His body blends into the stone next to him, very harmonious.
This self-made man sculpture was cast by Bobbie Carlyle and depicts the appearance of a man carving himself and his future from the rough stone of his birth. Bobby’s deep love for art and sculpture led her to earn a degree in fine arts from Brigham Young University while raising her seven children. Her inner strength, depth, and intelligence could be felt through this bronze self-made sculpture.
Trevi exports bronze self-made man sculptures all over the world, so our foundry has many different styles of ready-made self made statue clay models that could be used directly by you to help you save money. The cast of clay models generally takes 20 days, so ready-made clay models could also help you save time.
Trevi artists are very professional. They are over 40 years old on average. They have been engaged in bronze sculpture casting for more than ten years and have very rich casting experience. This bronze self-made man statue is hand-cast by our artist, and the welding joints are highly polished many times, making the sculpture very lifelike and vivid.
After you determine the design and size, our artist would start the casting. During the bronze casting process, our sales staff would follow up on the progress of the casting and would always give you feedback on the progress of the casting in the form of photos or videos, so that you could rest assured.
If you are looking for the right bronze sculpture foundry, look no further than Trevi.
Material: The material of the statue is then decided by the client. The sculptor may also use a small clay model to better portray his conception of the design. The clay model can be modified to fine tune the client’s wishes.
Mini-Sculpture: Finally, the bronze sculpture artist may finalize the miniature model of the final design in order to give the client a preview into how the final product will look. This model is made using the material decided, and it can be used by the client for marketing purposes so that he can raise funds for the sculpture.
Creating the Backbone: The backbone of the bronze statue, also called the armature consists of a steel frame with foam added to it in order to resemble the rough outline of the final product. This is then sealed with a latex coat to secure it.
The Sculpting: The main work starts only now. Many pounds of hot clay are used and applied by hand to “block in” the design for the first time. The bronze sculpture artist then invests a lot of time adding more clay, removing some clay and molding the clay until the final product finally resembles the required design. Tiny details are added on to give more preciseness to the bronze statue and make it more real.
Remove dust with a damp cloth.
Do not use metal objects or wire brushes to clean the sculpture.
Do not apply abrasives or cleansers that will possibly scratch the finish.
ZUD – Non- Abrasive Cleaner. Use to remove stubborn stains. Zud cleans all metal surfaces including bronze. Zud can be used in powder or liquid form.
Lemon Oil – Apply a small amount of oil with a paintbrush or soft cloth. Cover the entire figure with oil. Wipe the surface gently with a soft cloth to take off the excess oil.
Paste Wax- A very thin, even coat of wax should be applied with a soft cloth. Allow the wax to sit and dry before polishing. Wax should be applied after bronze has been cleaned and dried. Do not apply if using lemon oil.
Do Nothing: Many bronze owners prefer to sit back and enjoy the natural reaction and aging process of their sculpture.
What kind of sculpture is right for me?
We have a tremendous inventory of existing designs and unique items that we have been collecting for many years. After reviewing the website, Contact Us if you are unable to find what you are looking for.
Ancient Sculpture Gallery is proud to present you with lost wax bronze reproductions of statues and busts from the Egyptian, Greek, Hellenistic, Roman, Asian Oriental, and Western civilizations. “Lost Wax” bronze (or hot-cast bronze) is actually 100% pure Bronze – essentially copper and tin. The making of a “lost wax” bronze is a complex and time consuming process, and specific technical expertise is needed to accomplish the task of making a bronze. The most known and used process for making “lost wax” involves pouring of molten bronze. This is the same method used by the ancient civilizations to create bronze sculptures. Our lost wax bronze sculptures are produced in this same technique.