Bronze Sculpture FAQs

How are Bronze Sculptures Created?

All art starts with an idea.

With Eyes of Faith bronze sculpture by Colorado artist Greg Todd

Converting that idea into a bronze sculpture takes many steps and a lot of teamwork. Click here to read about the process of creating a bronze sculpture.

 

With Eyes of Faith

How Do I Care for a Bronze Sculpture?

Of course you will want to dust your sculpture. How much more you do depends partly on where your piece is displayed and how you want it to look for generations to come. Click here to read more about the care of your bronze sculpture.

 

How Long Does It Take to Create a Bronze Sculpture?

The short answer is, it depends! Of course larger pieces take a much longer time, but no matter the size all bronze sculptures go through the same process to be created.

Some of that time is getting the idea or inspiration for the piece. Sometimes that comes quite quickly. For other sculptures the idea may take a bit longer to gel in the artist’s mind. Of course if the piece is a commission, then the client must also be pleased with the work and so modifications are made until everyone is satisfied with the idea.

Of course having years of experience allows for the actual sculpting to go much faster, but it is still a precise and time-consuming labor of love.

The foundry work alone can take months.

All in all, for large pieces, Greg likes to allow a full year for the piece to be created and installed.

What is the Difference Between a Commissioned Sculpture and a Limited Edition Bronze Sculpture?

Whether you are considering a bronze sculpture for your public art collection or for your own private collection, you will need to determine if you want to commission a piece, or if you want to buy a limited edition sculpture.

Morning Mist by Colorado artist Greg Todd More Than Words bronze sculpture by Colorado artist Greg Todd

There are advantages to both, and you will have a wonderful fine art piece with either route.Read more about the differences between a commissioned sculpture and limited edition bronze sculpture.

 

 

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