This sculpture is my largest one I have ever done. I forged it for the Raw Artist show, “Mixology,” in that I wanted a discussion piece. Combining traditional forged joinery, and mixing some human anatomy made for a great conversation starter. It was well received at the show and people had come over becuase of it. I ended up refinishing it since I did not anticipate that this sculpture would be touched so much, the finish was wiped off! A pleasant surprise none the less. The piercing is copper and the rest of the material is steel. Starting with a 1 1/4″ piece of square stock for the body, I forged it to an eight sided octagon and slit and drifted a hole. The center arc was a piece of 3/4 x 2. I forged it under the power hammer on one side that caused it to curl. The Spike is removable as well.
It stands in at 5 feet tall
Weighs 54 lbs