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Gaea, 2017-2019 - Riverside Park North, NY

Gaea, 2017-2019 - Riverside Park North, NY

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 The following images illustrate the different stages of fabrication.  Above is the making of the concrete casting of my first maquette, originally modelled in clay.

The following images illustrate the different stages of fabrication.

Above is the making of the concrete casting of my first maquette, originally modelled in clay.

 Concrete maquette of Gea.

Concrete maquette of Gea.

 Preparing a large block of foam to be carved for the midsize model of Gea. 

Preparing a large block of foam to be carved for the midsize model of Gea. 

 Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 

Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 

 Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 

Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 

 Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 

Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 

 Applying a concrete patina over the foam. 

Applying a concrete patina over the foam. 

 Midsize model of Gea.

Midsize model of Gea.

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 Opening of the M2M midsize exhibition at the Art Students League of NY.

Opening of the M2M midsize exhibition at the Art Students League of NY.

 Presenting my project during the opening reception. 

Presenting my project during the opening reception. 

 Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 

Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 

 Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 

Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 

 Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 

Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 

 The 12 feet tall steel structure built by Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

The 12 feet tall steel structure built by Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

 The 12 feet tall steel structure built by Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

The 12 feet tall steel structure built by Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

 Spraying liquid foam over the structure at  Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

Spraying liquid foam over the structure at  Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

 At  Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

At  Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

 Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. Coatesville, PA.

Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. Coatesville, PA.

 Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

 Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

 Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

 Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

 Covering the foam with wire mesh.  Coming next: pouring concrete over the structure.

Covering the foam with wire mesh.

Coming next: pouring concrete over the structure.

Gaea, 2017-2019 - Riverside Park North, NY

The following images illustrate the different stages of fabrication.

Above is the making of the concrete casting of my first maquette, originally modelled in clay.

Concrete maquette of Gea.

Preparing a large block of foam to be carved for the midsize model of Gea. 

Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 

Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 

Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 

Applying a concrete patina over the foam. 

Midsize model of Gea.

Opening of the M2M midsize exhibition at the Art Students League of NY.

Presenting my project during the opening reception. 

Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 

Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 

Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 

The 12 feet tall steel structure built by Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

The 12 feet tall steel structure built by Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

Spraying liquid foam over the structure at  Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

At  Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. Coatesville, PA.

Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 

Covering the foam with wire mesh.

Coming next: pouring concrete over the structure.

Gaea, 2017-2019 - Riverside Park North, NY
IMG-7385.JPG
IMG-7380.JPG
IMG-7387.JPG
 The following images illustrate the different stages of fabrication.  Above is the making of the concrete casting of my first maquette, originally modelled in clay.
 Concrete maquette of Gea.
 Preparing a large block of foam to be carved for the midsize model of Gea. 
 Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 
 Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 
 Hot wire carving of foam in progress. 
 Applying a concrete patina over the foam. 
 Midsize model of Gea.
IMG_3888.jpg
 Opening of the M2M midsize exhibition at the Art Students League of NY.
 Presenting my project during the opening reception. 
 Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 
 Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 
 Digital plan for the monumental version of Gea. 
 The 12 feet tall steel structure built by Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 
 The 12 feet tall steel structure built by Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 
 Spraying liquid foam over the structure at  Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 
 At  Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 
 Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. Coatesville, PA.
 Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 
 Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 
 Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 
 Brandywine Valley Fabricators in Coatesville, PA. 
 Covering the foam with wire mesh.  Coming next: pouring concrete over the structure.