Sarah, a horse-mad QLDer, contacted me to ask if I could make a 1metre high, scrap metal version of her horse, Brolly. This sculpture will be housed indoors, so will have a similar finish to the Chinese Dragon, and rust will be prevented. It is very important to Sarah that the metal horse is her horse, Brolly, rather than just a figure of a horse. Because of this, his posture, body size and shape, brandings and other personal features are very important. Here’s Brolly (the non-metal version):
Brolly will be my first horse, but having learned from the goannas, I decided to design a framing structure to ensure I would be able to approach it more efficiently if I were to do another in the future.
I’ll update you throughout the process, but here’s a few current work in progress shots :