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About the technique:

The bronze sculptures are made with a lost-wax process resulting in each piece being one of a kind. First, the sculptures are modeled by hand from wax. A mold of plaster is made around the wax. Next, the mold is heated until the wax melts out or is "lost." The resulting empty space left by the lost wax forms a cavity shaped like the sculpture, which is then filled with the molten bronze. The bronze is perfected by grinding and filing before the patina is applied. When heated, these chemicals work with the natural oxidation process to create the different colors.