Completion of a monumental sculpture is always the work of a dedicated team of talented professionals. Here is a photo of most of ours, gathered around the bronze horse sculpture we just completed.
Today was installation day at California Baptist University in Riverside, California. After a 65-mile gallop down the highway, our bronze knight on horseback was lifted by crane onto its plinth outside the university's beautiful new stadium.
Happy Easter from all of us at Art Bronze, Inc.
We fit together all of the parts and tack-welded to begin forming the final shape of this monumental knight on horseback sculpture.
We cast these bronze gates for artist Mary Brogger. Installed in a Portland residence, they make a great statement!
When making bronzes over 18' high, hard hats are in order.
The process of assembling this monumental bronze horse with rider takes several weeks. It involves fitting numerous cast bronze panels together, shaping when necessary, welding and metal texturing.
Inside the torso of our monumental equestrian sculpture, with some of the tools of our trade. It ain't always pretty getting to the beautiful final bronze.
Exquisite new 24k plated bronze sculpture by Kristan Marvell.
Slowly. From the hooves up.
Artist Lance Jost supervising our assembly progress and helping us refine position details.
Work is progressing well on the monumental jousting knight on horseback bronze we are casting for California Baptist University. Here you can see the horse and part of the rider being fit together.
We worked with Ricky Swallow during an intense period of several weeks to complete many new bronze sculptures for his opening at Maccarone in New York City.
We don't necessarily need to cast from wax. Here are some bronze castings in process that begin with organic plant materials.
This is our first project working with leading contemporary artist Mark Grotjahn.
Here is a quick look at the 7' high breaching Humpback whale we created in bronze for marine artist Wyland.
We've been casting, metal chasing and patinating like crazy to keep up with contemporary artist Ricky Swallow's output of new works for his upcoming New York show. Here are front and rear views of his Corner Study with Balls, directly cast from a wood original.
We were thrilled to be asked to cast this special bronze sculpture commemorating 75 years of Spiderman. This unique casting was presented by Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger to Stan Lee, the founder of Marvel Comics.
Bringing in a section of the original art for this huge bronze sculpture of a knight on horseback we are casting for a California university. Exciting times!
Given the high degree of skilled hand work required to produce an edition of bronze sculptures, one of the most difficult tasks is to deliver consistency. We're very happy with the outcome on these "Soldier of Love" bronzes by artist Fabio Napoleoni.
We recently completed another group of awards for Blizzard Entertainment's 2016 BlizzCon event.