It can be made from almost any part of the body: face, bust, torso,
hands, back, neck and cleavage, bum, pregnant belly... even
your entire body. It can also include elements of clothing, hair and
The procedure consists of first making a mould directly on the body. This
mould is then used to cast a positive reproduction. If carefully
done by a skilled artist, the result is an elegant and highly
realistic sculpture. See what
Wikipedia has to say about life casting.
We also provide a detailed Body Casting
everything one needs to know to make a realistic, life size plaster
sculpture of someone's torso. (or any other body part.)
Are you visiting
Waiheke Island? We suggest that you do something different from the
mandatory wine tasting and beach frying...
get a body casting done in less than
These elegant pieces of
fine art can be purchased from many reputable art galleries in New
Zealand, in Australia, in France and in China and also from my
Waiheke Island studio
is the author of the Bronze
Casting Manual, a complete tutorial taking you step by step through an easily achievable
casting project for professional sculptors and hobbyists.
My principal inspiration is the female nude which
using graphite pencil on paper with great attention to details.
I regularly practice the discipline of life drawing and numerous
nude sketches are published here
for your viewing pleasure.
I accept commissions for finely rendered pencil drawings and portraits. A distinctive
and original gift.
Are you considering modelling for artists in your
area? Advertise yourself for free on the forum.
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