Metal Deer Sculpture
Metal Deer Sculpture

finished piece on display

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.

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

Here you can see the armature that forms the shape.

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.

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.

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.

Metal Deer Sculpture
Metal Deer Sculpture

Attaching the grass

Steel Dragonfly
Steel Dragonfly

I added this little guy for character.