Five Tips for Getting Bronze Art Appraised

Have you ever inherited a bronze sculpture or found something at a thrift sale and wondered how to get your bronze art appraised? Just like paintings, bronze art can and should be appraised. Appraising a bronze sculpture can be challenging, but not impossible. Here are some tips for getting a valuation for your bronze piece!

  1. Have an authenticity statement. The […]
By |October 19th, 2019|0 Comments

How to Clean Outdoor Bronze Sculptures

You might be noticing your once beautiful and glamourous bronze garden sculpture is no longer as brilliant as when you first purchased it. Don’t worry! There is a simple solution. Some dealers out there will recommend a complex cleaning process or try to sell you severely marked up cleaning solutions. We’re here to share with you an approach on […]

By |September 24th, 2019|0 Comments

How to Make a Bronze Sculpture

Making a bronze sculpture is a challenging but rewarding task. It allows you to showcase your creativity in one of the most beautiful and oldest metal alloys on the planet. The “lost wax” casting method I’ll be discussing dates back as far as early Egyptian dynasties.

Step 1 — An Original Design

We don’t actually create the original design in bronze. […]

By |September 24th, 2019|0 Comments

The Lost Wax Bronze Casting Process Explained

The “Lost Wax” bronze casting method dates back centuries to ancient Chinese, Indian, Greek and Egyptian cultures. And though the technique has evolved, it’s still much like it was in ancient times.

Bronze is the most popular metal for cast sculptures due to its strength, lack of brittleness, and expanding/shrinking properties throughout the casting process. Bronze alloys also allow for very detailed […]

By |July 27th, 2016|0 Comments

So What Is a Limited-Edition Bronze?

I find that even collectors of bronze can be unclear about how editions work. Here I’ll pull back the curtain on the bronze industry a little and give you some key vocabulary to understand what you’re seeing here and at other sculpture sites.

You’ll find a nice video on the process of how bronze sculptures are made right here, so I […]

By |July 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Juried Art Shows — What They Are & How They Work

Now that we’ve kicked off the first art show of the year at La Quinta, I’ve been reminded that not everybody understands all of the terminology that get used in art circles. Both the general public and aspiring artists.

For example, I get this question all the time…

What is a Juried Art Show?

Next time you go to any […]

By |March 25th, 2015|0 Comments