Miniature sculptures in bronze

My new miniature bronze sculptures, inspired by Japanese Netsuke sculpture

nobirdy, bronze,miniature
A wizened nobirdy
Owl,sculpture,bronze
Owl in silent flight
Gold, fish,goldfish
Goldfish, liberated from his bowl

are coming along nicely…

These are a few of my new bronze pieces mounted on aluminum and ebony.

Miniature collection Sculptures Process pics

 These are new miniature sculptures. They are in the production process in my studio.  Sculptures in bronze are fettled, patinated and then mounted onto their respective based.
  Little Eagle Owl in flight is mounted on a pin into a solid block of aluminum.  Little Hedgehog and Pangolin ‘Ietermagog’ pre-patina.
 Little bronze nude process pic to be mounted on an aluminum block.

Octopus sculpture with a gorgeous new verdigris patina

Somewhat bored with its translucent blue brown patina, I heated up my bronze Octopus maquette and applied some Verdigris..DSC_7663

Bronze Octopus,Patination
Octopus changing color
With some heat and Cupric nitrate, the growth of a beautiful verdigris on the bronze Octopus.

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Green Octopus, sculpture, Bronze,stephen rautenbach
Bronze Octopus sculpture
Green octopus,bronze
My Bronze Octopus with its lovely new verdigris patina.
href=”https://stephenrautenbach.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/dsc_7664.jpg”>Bronze, stephen rautenbach,octopus Octopus sculpture in patina, adding a beautiful verdigris to the bronze statue

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