marks a definitive stage in the development of Gormley's iconic sculpture as it transcended from human to gargantuan proportions.
It may be that the foundry, or the late sculptor's family, still has the moulds in storage; if so it could be recast or it could be laser enlarged from the original maquette
to a high degree of accuracy and a new one made.
Eddie Skade of the Valencia studio Imagine That created a maquette
, or miniature model, of the bear that will be sculpted from condensed florist foam and coated with fiberglass.
The original maquette
that Stella produced for Kastara in India was about 24" x 18" x 6".
The crafting of the rubber molds from the original maquette
, or model, is labor-intensive because cosmetic features are particularly important.
It also enables the students to experience the role that scale played for Moore, throughout the three stages of his working process: maquette
, working model and monumental sculpture.
Working closely with the other division of Weta Ltd, Weta Workshop, they offer multidisciplinary expertise in conceptualization, creation and technical know-how as well as compositing, blue screen and background plates, miniature stop motion footage, motion capture sequencing, 35mm film scanning, recording and screenings, full design, maquette
and 3D scanning services.
King accompanied his family on a visit to see the maquette
of a bronze statue that the Tranmere Rovers Supporters Trust plan to erect outside Prenton Park.
Angel of the North maquette
, 1994 On display at Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead The Angel of the North, by Antony Gormley, was erected in Gateshead in 1998.
Laden with possibility and redundancy in equal measure, the maquette
is a kind of sculptural prototype, doomed to supersession by the finished work.
STATUE The maquette
of Antony Gormley's Angel of the North which has sold for over pounds 600,000 at Sotherby's
The 18-inch tall resin maquette
is one of only ten scaled-down versions of the 7ft Cloughie statue by Vivien Mallock now in Albert Park.