There’s now a ‘rusted’ Iron version of my Hare Sculpture…

I’ve now begun to produce a ’rusted’ version of my Harriet Hare Sculpture, in cold-cast IRON! Harriet took me about a year to sculpt (off and on!) and she has now been in production for a further year. I began by making her as a ‘Moon-lit’ cold-cast pewter Hare, but now I also produce a resin bronze lacquered piece (with a green verdigris patina), and this latest cold-cast iron version. There’s a short video of ‘rusty’ Harriet below ↙️

 

Harriet Hare Sculpture in ‘rusted’ iron
Harriet Hare Sculpture in ‘rusted’ iron

‘Rusty’ Harriet Hare is first treated with acid to accelerate the rusting process, and I then leave her out in the rain to let the rust develop further. Next, I highlight the sculpted detail with various metallic waxes and patinas. I also add dark shading using the lovely British made ‘Cherry blossom’ liquid wax, and finally I enamel the eyes. Ta dah! Another Harriet is brought to life!

If you would like more details or if you’d like to see the other versions of Harriet then please take a look in my ‘JustKirstySculpture’ online shop via this link below.

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