|<< Blog; 16th May 2015 >>
I have to say I really REALLY enjoy making these
dragon sculptures. The baby of
the family is
a mere 9kg whilst this is the biggest yet at just over 80cm long and
weighing 40kg ...the weight of a small teenager!
This one is made from stainless steel and a variety of different bronzes. Polishing these metals took over ten hours but the results are spectacular. I particularly like the way her fire is reflected in her chest, highlighting the different colours and textures of the metals used.
I usually add the face last when creating these sculptures. This allows
me to play around with subtle changes in their features to get just the
expression I am looking for. Using garnet gemstones for the eyes really
brings her to life.
Nearly finished now; just the wings to go then I'll start on the next one.
40kg (just over 6 stones!) and is 80cm long
© 2015 David Hyde
All work is protected by copyright