Conrad Pickel Studio, Inc.
Conrad Pickel Studio, Inc.


Bronze Sculpture

Pickel Studio executes Sculptures in Bronze, using the traditional "Lost Wax Process". Clay is modeled to form a full-size model. Then a mold is made, into which wax is poured. The wax is hand detailed then dipped repeatedly into a ceramic slurry, forming a "shell". The mold is heated and the wax is "Lost" in the process, leaving a cavity inside the shell. Molten Bronze is poured into the heated mold and then, after cooling the shell is chipped away. After painstaking detailing and cleaning by hand the sculpture is patinated to achieve a variety of finished appearances.

Pickel Studio executes Sculptures in Bronze, using the traditional "Lost Wax Process". Clay is modeled to form a full-size model. Then a mold is made, into which wax is poured. The wax is hand detailed then dipped repeatedly into a ceramic slurry, forming a "shell". The mold is heated and the wax is "Lost" in the process, leaving a cavity inside the shell. Molten Bronze is poured into the heated mold and then, after cooling the shell is chipped away. After painstaking detailing and cleaning by hand the sculpture is patinated to achieve a variety of finished appearances.

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