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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

We Climb the Rainbow Ice, Hoping Not To Fall - Deadwood Sculpture


This sculpture was created using a piece of dead wood found in the City Park Nature Preserve in New Orleans. It is 24" high and sits on a 14" x 10" tile base. The color was created using crayons. A silver spray paint was applied over the wax and then the color melted to raise the wax and mix it with the silver. The process for this sculpture took approximately 30 hours total. 5 hours for the cleaning, 6 hours for the preservation of the wood using a spray epoxy and the remaining time devoted to the color process. 

When completed the whole sculpture went through a final preservation phase using a high gloss polyurethane to coat, seal and to bring the color out. 

The final sculpture weighs 20 Pounds can be purchased for $500 plus Shipping and Handling. Please be aware because of the weight and fragility of the piece, special care is taken to ship and avoid breaking. Please consider this before purchasing. 

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