A skeleton of  Pupil  before the concrete.
       
     
 A study of  Reciprocation  with steel rod and wire.
       
     
 Burlap applied to the armature.
       
     
 Original modeling clay of  Orion .
       
     
  Orion  cut into sections.
       
     
 For the cast metal sculptor, wax patterns come from molds that ensure reproduction.  I abandoned that process for economics while exposing myself to risk of losing the work in the foundry.  
       
     
 Foam is supportive to my process with wax, even for small studies.
       
     
 A view inside a pending work.
       
     
 The foam is removed from the wax clad of  Conscience .  The risk of losing this work is so high, it is critical to reduce the chance of the wax warping. 
       
     
 Fabricated  Orion  ready for patina.
       
     
  Conjunction  is nearly complete before the hot patina is applied.
       
     
 100% success with  Conscience  cast sections.
       
     
 Total fabricated casting, cleaned, etched, and ready for painting.
       
     
       
     
 An exploded view of the components for  Surrogate .
       
     
 Preparing a permanent solution before installation of Grandmother.
       
     
 Parts for  Dandelions .
       
     
 Splitting granite is stubborn.
       
     
  Enclosure  before the rust.
       
     
  Nemesis  staged before more fabrication.
       
     
 I made these faux locks for  Domestication  to look as if I purchased them.  Copyright © 2019 Travis Apel
       
     
 A skeleton of  Pupil  before the concrete.
       
     

A skeleton of Pupil before the concrete.

 A study of  Reciprocation  with steel rod and wire.
       
     

A study of Reciprocation with steel rod and wire.

 Burlap applied to the armature.
       
     

Burlap applied to the armature.

 Original modeling clay of  Orion .
       
     

Original modeling clay of Orion.

  Orion  cut into sections.
       
     

Orion cut into sections.

 For the cast metal sculptor, wax patterns come from molds that ensure reproduction.  I abandoned that process for economics while exposing myself to risk of losing the work in the foundry.  
       
     

For the cast metal sculptor, wax patterns come from molds that ensure reproduction.  I abandoned that process for economics while exposing myself to risk of losing the work in the foundry.  

 Foam is supportive to my process with wax, even for small studies.
       
     

Foam is supportive to my process with wax, even for small studies.

 A view inside a pending work.
       
     

A view inside a pending work.

 The foam is removed from the wax clad of  Conscience .  The risk of losing this work is so high, it is critical to reduce the chance of the wax warping. 
       
     

The foam is removed from the wax clad of Conscience.  The risk of losing this work is so high, it is critical to reduce the chance of the wax warping. 

 Fabricated  Orion  ready for patina.
       
     

Fabricated Orion ready for patina.

  Conjunction  is nearly complete before the hot patina is applied.
       
     

Conjunction is nearly complete before the hot patina is applied.

 100% success with  Conscience  cast sections.
       
     

100% success with Conscience cast sections.

 Total fabricated casting, cleaned, etched, and ready for painting.
       
     

Total fabricated casting, cleaned, etched, and ready for painting.

       
     
Developing "Conscience"

A short documentary explaining my process.

 An exploded view of the components for  Surrogate .
       
     

An exploded view of the components for Surrogate.

 Preparing a permanent solution before installation of Grandmother.
       
     

Preparing a permanent solution before installation of Grandmother.

 Parts for  Dandelions .
       
     

Parts for Dandelions.

 Splitting granite is stubborn.
       
     

Splitting granite is stubborn.

  Enclosure  before the rust.
       
     

Enclosure before the rust.

  Nemesis  staged before more fabrication.
       
     

Nemesis staged before more fabrication.

 I made these faux locks for  Domestication  to look as if I purchased them.  Copyright © 2019 Travis Apel
       
     

I made these faux locks for Domestication to look as if I purchased them.

Copyright © 2019 Travis Apel