Claudine Van Massenhove | Statue foundry
Artist at statue foundry. He models the statue in beeswax.Modeling the statue in beeswax.Closeup of Modeling the hand of the statue in beeswax.A modeled hand in beeswax.Fresh clay ready to be used to encapsulate models.Encapsulating the model in clay.Encapsulating the model in clay.Oval of clay containing a model, ready to be baked.Fireplace to bake the clay and liquify the beeswax.The fireplace to bake the clay with he model inside.Fireplace to melt the metals.Filling the molten metals into the clay envelope. Metal with take the place of the molten model.Filling the molten metals into the clay envelope. Metal with take the place of the molten modelFilling the molten metals into the clay envelope. Metal with take the place of the molten modelFilling the molten metals into the clay envelope. Metal with take the place of the molten modelFilling the molten metals into the clay envelope. Metal with take the place of the molten modelRest of the molten metal is poured on the sand to harden, after which it can be recuperated.The model with the hot metal inside is cooled in water.Crushing the clay envelope to reach the statue.The cooled clay envelope is gently broken.

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