Sculpture of a Woman- Untitled
The sculpture, a work-in-progress, measures H17″ W4″ D3″ and is made of pecan wood. Marika is in the process of refining the figure and will soon begin sanding by hand.
This third installment shows the sculpture at the very early stages of sanding.
November 5, 2009: In the beginning there was ..
December 16, 2009: “Plénitude” was born
November 5, 2009: Planning the first cut with the chainsaw
Sketching the outline
The initial cuts with the grinder
Two weeks later
Cardboard prototype of the base
“Plénitude” is ready for the next step
First oil bath
“Plénitude” is waxed and polished
Testing the base
First coat of primer
Final coat of paint
Polishing the marble base
December 18, 2009: Day of departure for Europe
Packing for the journey
“Plénitude” in Belgium
Tell me mother
That ultimate moment
We are experiencing together
what is it?
Would it be already a piece of paradise? …
My sweet daughter
You and I, because of our bonding
We are living in a state of grace.
Let’s wish it lasts forever
Because it is so called “Plénitude”