Modelling

The Musée Rodin - Paris reopens on May 19th, 2021

Modelling

 

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Modelling

Studies for Balzac (1891-1895). Bust of a Young Girl (1870-1875). Rodin models his studies. Rodin works from a live model. Rodin models his studies. Clay. Sculpting stand. Wooden modelling tools. Loop tools. Modelling of the studies. Rodin works from a live model. “To tune the profiles of the sculpture to those of the model”: work on contours. Loop tools. Keeping the clay humid. Water. Keeping the clay humid between two sessions. Wet cloth. Making of the additional parts. Clay slip (water + clay). Smoothing of the flesh parts. Before it is fired, the clay has to be hollowed. The clay is fired