Creating a Wax Copy of Écorché

Academy of Art University sculpture student Cameron Jones recently photo-documented the creation of a wax copy from his 24-inch ‘machine-age’ écorché sculpture, which he wants to ultimately cast in bronze. He’s shared the photos and provided some descriptions below, which we’ll update once the bronze is finished!

1. Laying the bed of clay out that surrounds the sculpture.

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2. The bed of clay creates a final parting line which follows the general apex of the sculpture from front to back. A wax barrier surrounding the piece will contain the rubber to be applied.

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