Artist Blacksmith - Custom Metal Work - Applied Arts and Construction
The outline of this face was taken from a violin chin rest.
A chin rest.
Laying out the base.
The feet were inspired by the scroll and pegbox of a violin.
Getting ready to use a torch to shape all of the leaves and hopefully make the piece come alive. This is the real moment of creation in a piece that utilizes organic components as there is no way to really predict how the metal will look once shaped.