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From Concept To Completion”   −by Steven G. Adams

Design
At Work
Tools
Concept
First Cut
Punching Stars
Blending
Reshaping
Smoothing
Definition
Refinement
Hair Detail
Glass Bead
Darken
Sign and Date

Excess material removal with design indicated.
More material removed, beginning to sculpt.
Scribe lines added, more sculpting.
Using flex shaft with fine burr.
Checking depth - chisels in background are used for sculpting and detail.
Bead blast follows more sculpting and detailing, texture now on clothing.
Color work has been added to finer detail.
Using 600 grit stone to smooth surface.
Stoning shows where more work is needed.
Stipple background, create banner, refine face. Bead blast, remove material around date, add hair.
Refine hair and clothing.
Add toning or color.
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Webpage last updated:   Thursday, 21 September, 2006