Peace pigeon project- Migration #13

 From a sombrero- 

The step by step is below. 

 Migration  - found object (sombrero) 

Migration  - found object (sombrero) 

 Sombreros  

Sombreros  

Covering the sombrero in wax to give it body.  

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Heating the wax until it completely soaks into the straw.  

 The heat gun gets so hot the piece is smoking.  

The heat gun gets so hot the piece is smoking.  

Lastly I shape it into a pigeon while it is hot. 

I am creating a sculpture a week of a German beak trumpeter pigeon with leg muffs. Each week I use a different material.  This pigeon was Picasso' peace dove.