Well I finally finished my wrire wrapped Ent, he no longer looks like a Peperami with arms and legs. I worked out how to fashion his face and a beard and he also has leaves now as well, so yes he looks more like an Ent now.
I have just spent the last couple of days trying to create a new form of wire tree sculpture based on the Ents from the Lord of the Rings films.
A few people have asked me how I make these wire tree sculptures so I thought I should write a brief how to here on the blog, however, I must say right from the start I am not going to reveal all of the techniques I have from learnt Sal Villano’s “How To” book, to… Continue reading Creating a Wire Tree Sculpture
The wire sculpture took approximately 10 hours to complete from star to finish, perhaps the most difficult part is hammering the end of the wire twigs flat to form the leaves, because space can because quite tight with so many leaves all being is a very confined space.
We have now finished the second and third of our wire sculpted gem trees, they have both been adorned with rose quartz chips on the branches.
Well we have finished the first of the wire tree sculptures and we are pleased with the result
Well the the three wire sculpted trees are now in various stages of production, trees 1 and 2 are now firmly secured to their bases and the sand layers are fully dry on the base. Both of these trees have had their sand bases dyed with indian ink to bring out the texture of the… Continue reading Wire Sculpted Trees – Progress
I was bitten, I just had to learn more about how he makes these wonderful wire wrapped tree sculptures, and fortunately