eagle sculpture

Hello, Im new, heres my eagle sculpture

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Hello everyone, this is something ive been working on since last summer. I made it by mig welding 2 - 4mm stainless steel bars together, to create a see through structure that has the look of feathers. I just got it back from electropolishing, and it gleams beautifully, inside and out. The eyes are stainless spheres which i chopped up and mounted. eagle side vieweagle side vieweagle faceeagle faceeagle overheadeagle overheadeagle front oneagle front on


Turning Eagle on Munising Bay

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In an attempt to grow in my skills as a metal artist I created a wall sculpture of an Eagle turning while in flight.The longitudinal axis of the creature has been altered. The body has been shortened toward the rear, and lengthened in the front. The width of the wing has also been altered being narrow at the base gradually changing to full width at the end.I really appreciate flat art more now.I feel that I was successful with this illusion of depth. I needed a way to have the Eagle "flying out of the wall" while contorting itself, utilizing every body part to make a radical change in direction.The armature was fashioned to replicate the skeleton. The linear nature of the armature made the alterations in lengths doable.The sheet metal components were shaped mostly by stretching. I used a rubber hammer and beat the sheet into a stump. With smaller pieces I had to resort to a metal hammer.Some folding was used making the primary flight feathers. The finish is ground, raw mild steel. Mother Nature will do the rest.


Inviseagle Feet

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Inviseagle Feet

Inviseagle

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Inviseagle is pretty much complete.The medium is 3/8" re-rod.The finish is natural rust.It shouldn't take long for a consistent color.Snow should make a nice contrasting background.
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Inviseagle -r

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Inviseagle -r

Inviseagle 3-4

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Inviseagle 3-4

Inviseagle - front

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Inviseagle - front

Eagle Body side

Eagle Body side

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