Vanguard Sculpture Services uses the age-old lost wax casting process to cast spectacular sculpture with all of the texture and detail of an artist's original model.  Scroll down for a virtual tour of the Lost Wax Casting process at Vanguard Sculpture Services.
Artist Alexa King's "Steeple Chase"
Half Life Size Clay Model by Artist Alexa King

Artist Alexa King's "Steeple Chase"
Rubber Mold in Progress

Tom Clark and Chris Andrews Pouring Wax
Pouring Wax into Mold

Tom Clarke Brushing Wax
Brushing Wax into Mold of Base

Care Ekpo Chasing Wax
Wax Chasing for Defects

Alexa King's "Steeple Chase" Wax Sections
Alexa King's Steeple Chase Wax Sections

Sprued Wax section
Spruing Waxes

Sprued Wax Section
Sprued Wax Section

Michael nolte and Rigoberto Cruz Dipping Shell Molds
Dipping Waxes in Ceramic Shell Slurry

Removing Ceramic Shell from Kiln
Removing Ceramic Shell from Kiln

Pouring Molten Bronze
Pouring Bronze into Ceramic Shell

Devesting Bronze Castings
Removing Ceramic Shell from Bronze

Welding Alexa King's "Steeple Chase"
Fitting and Welding Bronze Sections

Chris Andrews Metal Finishing Alex King's "Steeple Chase" Base
Metal Finishing Base

Michael Nolte Welds Alexa King's "Steeple Chase"
Welding Horse to Base

Michael Nolte Patinas Alexa King's "Steeple Chase"
Applying Patina

Alexa King's "Steeple Chase"
Finished Sculpture


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