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Queen Netishari

PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 3:16 pm
by Richard
An ancient Egyptian queen. Here she is in clay. Since this photograph I reduced the size of her ears. She is currently in wax waiting to be invested and cast in bronze. She is about 2/3 life size.

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She has an intricately feathered crown and an extensive wig of individually cast braids. Here are a few of the fifty or so I have cast so far.

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I made a plaster cast of her to use as a stable base to make the crown. This shot is the crown in an early roughed in stage:

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And the crown in wax:

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This is a rather larger project than I had originally planned. They do seem to grow that way.

Richard