Eagle sculpture

Over the past 5 months I’ve been working on an eagle sculpture for the West Ben police department. Here are some pictures of the process:

 

The steel armature

The steel armature

 

The armature bulked up with paper

The armature bulked up with paper

 

after the initial layers of clay

after the initial layers of clay

 

The sculpture before taking it to the foundry

The sculpture before taking it to the foundry

Closeup of face

Closeup of face

The sculpture is currently being cast in bronze at Vanguard Sculpture Services, here in Milwaukee. It will be completed sometime this spring.