Metal Deer Sculpture
Metal Deer Sculpture

finished piece on display

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Model
Model

This is the picture that I fashioned my sculpture after. I liked the calm look in his eyes, like he's having one last look before heading to the alpine.

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Metal Deer Sculpture
Metal Deer Sculpture
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Metal Deer Sculpture
Metal Deer Sculpture

Here you can see the armature that forms the shape.

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Metal Deer Sculpture
Metal Deer Sculpture

standing beside the deer you get an idea of his size, I am 6' tall. I had to cut a hole in the shop ceiling to get his ears on.

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Metal Deer Sculpture
Metal Deer Sculpture

The antlers are made with 1" round solid rod and the mass is made up of 1/4" solid rod. Each antler weighs 40 lbs.

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Metal Deer Sculpture
Metal Deer Sculpture

Lowering him onto the base. This is the first time I have seen him upright with the antlers on because I had to lay him down in the shop to attach them.

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Metal Deer Sculpture
Metal Deer Sculpture

Attaching the grass

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Steel Dragonfly
Steel Dragonfly

I added this little guy for character.

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