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''Reaching High''
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Product description: This life-like Humpback Whale breaching off, is made of bronze, were one of the first species protected under endanger species act in 1970. I started by sculpting foam and later apply clay at the surface of the foam, in order to create the original in clay. Once this process is finish it is ready to go to the foundry to be cast in bronze. After the bronze is finish, a grey color patina is apply. This bronze sculpture is extremely life like, and well balanced. I have had a great time working with the clay original . This bronze sculpture was intended to represent the humpback while breaching. The surface of the humpback is smooth and has barnacles attached to the top of the skin. This sculpture comes with a metal base, and a certificate of authenticity. Only one was created, and is ready to be ship to your home or business. ( Shipping is NOT included )
 
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''Reaching High''

Sculpture by Felix Velez

  • Product ID#: 210776
  • Dimensions: 72" width x108" height x48" depth
  • Subject: Other Subjects, Seascape
  • Style: Contemporary, Expressionism, Realism
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Brown, Gray, Yellow

Artwork Description: This life-like Humpback Whale breaching off, is made of bronze, were one of the first species protected under endanger species act in 1970. I started by sculpting foam and later apply clay at the surface of the foam, in order to create the original in clay. Once this process is finish it is ready to go to the foundry to be cast in bronze. After the bronze is finish, a grey color patina is apply. This bronze sculpture is extremely life like, and well balanced. I have had a great time working with the clay original . This bronze sculpture was intended to represent the humpback while breaching. The surface of the humpback is smooth and has barnacles attached to the top of the skin. This sculpture comes with a metal base, and a certificate of authenticity. Only one was created, and is ready to be ship to your home or business. ( Shipping is NOT included )

American artist Felix Velez is best known for his ability to design different styles. He uses various mediums and techniques, from Twisted Wire Sculpture, that he started at the age of 16 to a Weather Driftwood Carving and Figurative Life Size Bronzes. He is one of the few sculptors who once owned his own bronze foundry. A self-taught artist incorporated the way of life in his sculptures. One of his best known life size bronze sculpture of Albert Einstein, title ‘Transcending Time," was purchased by the University Center in South Dakota and...read more