To create Helena's scultpure, we first made an impression off of her upper torso.
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After preparing her for casting, we next made a mold of her happy smiling face.
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The individual casts are created from theses molds. They are then cleaned and adhered to the base. The design of the hair and drapery are slowly built up using plaster gauze.
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I wanted the finish of Helena's sculpture to be perfect, so I took it to my friend, David White, a professional faux finisher. Photographs can't do justice to the beautiful finish David created here.
Check out David's website at-
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Click here to see the finished sculpture  or   click here to return to Helena's title page.
2008 Joseph