Fragments from the Studio - miner portrait model

by 52 Weeks of Art

Images from the studio.
The development of large scale artworks relies on the development of multiple versions, sketches and designs to arrive at the final monumental work. The small portrait model, seen here as a wax utilised was developed and utilised in the enlargement process.

Below the image indicates further elements used in the development process. These include far left , mould casing for the 1/3 life size version of the pony sculpture, a wax version of the original design composition model, the model portrait and then fragment waxes of the pony model which the artist uses to define enlargement details.