Mask of Camille

Bronze 

Edition of 8 + 4 A/E

36x13x16cm

14x5x6in

 

Height 36cm/14in with base

Bronze sculpture Mask of Camille by Irina Shark

Studio process

Work in progress in clay
Beginning of the mouldmaking process. Clay piece covered with the first layer of liquid silicone which will capture the details.
Mouldmaking, silicone mould done by Irina Shark
Mouldmaking process by the sculptorIrina Shark. Silicone rubber mould with mother mould in resin.
Mouldmaking process by the sculptor Irina Shark. Silicone rubber mold followed by the resin mother mould.
Mouldmaking process by the sculptor Irina Shark. Silicone rubber mould over the clay sculpture followed by the mother mould.
Two more layers of putty silicone are applyed to give thickness to the silicone mould.
After the silicone is set, two-part resin mould with fiberglass is made, it will support the silicone and preserve its' shape.

Foundry process

Wax cast
Pouring bronze.

Sandblasting.

Finished bronzes before being shipped.