Yearly Archives: 2013

/2013

Product Ready for Shipping

Each statue from Big Nativity is crated with extreme care. We pride ourselves in having a great track record in shipping [...]

December,2013|Shipping, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Post Painting of the Nativity

Post painting the nativity statues gives them a very different look and feel.  If you [...]

December,2013|Patina and Painting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Casting the Larger than Life Size Nativity Statues

Casting the larger than life size nativity statues starts with the assembly of the molds.  The molds are carefully assembled so that the seams fit [...]

November,2013|Casting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Demolding the Nativity Statues

It is the moment of truth.  All the hard work has gone into the design, sculpting, and mold making of the nativity statues.  Now it [...]

October,2013|Casting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Applying the Mold to the Nativity Statues

Molds for heroic size statuary can either be made of fiberglass, or a combination of silicone rubber and fiberglass.  Where there is significant detail in [...]

September,2013|Molding, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sculpting the Larger than Life Nativity Statues

Sculpting of the larger than life nativity statues complete! Sculpting the larger than life [...]

August,2013|Sculpting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Applying Clay to the Foam Armatures of the Nativity Statues

Applying the Clay to Foam. The first step to completing the heroic size statue at this point [...]

May,2013|Sculpting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cutting the Life Size Nativity Armatures with the CNC Machine

After the maquettes have been scanned, and the work on the mesh data completed, we generate the G-Code and program the CNC router machine for [...]

April,2013|CNC Routering, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Digitally Scanning the Small Nativity Sculptures for Enlargerment

Once the clay work is completed on the maquettes, it is time to scan.  Scanning is performed with a laser scanner which redraws the model [...]

March,2013|Digital Scanning, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sculpting Maquettes of the Life Size Nativity

The maquettes, are small models of the final sculpture.  You start sculpting the maquette using a wire armature which is in proportion to all the [...]

February,2013|Sculpting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Concept Design of Life Size Nativity Set

A concept design is thought out, then than concept design is put to paper, this is the sketch. The sketch is drawn out on paper, [...]

January,2013|Sculpting, Uncategorized|0 Comments