Men in pieces

I’ve decided not to model complete figures for a while, i’m modelling body parts, in order to construct life size  figures to do things to!  They will exist in wax and I will work on them, add things and take them away.. there follows a short visual journey, from clay to wax. of one route… others soon to follow….._DSC0028

clay arm…

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Sian O’keefe, master mould maker, making a jesmonite and pink rubber mould of a torso and head…

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Working out ways of  constructing the waxes at Butley.

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Back to front man.

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Kicking the bucket…

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Here i’ve added a wax pile driver …

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Figures taking shape..supported with sticks and string!

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cutting in and cutting out.

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Wax castes of 2×4 wood, are used to join and connect the figures.

‘Strength through weak ties’

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Foreground the last ‘Carrier’ of the edition is taking shape.

Check out website for finished works:

http://www.laurenceedwardssculpture.com

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