Fabrication of a realistic large koi sculpture, Caesar Yanez
The final creation of the trophies handed out at the inaugural Vans US Open of Surfing, Alrik Yuill
The Lost Wax Bronzing Process, Stan Winston
Bronze Foundry Tour with Mayor of Burbank, Jess Talamantes
Bronze Foundry Process
Burbank’s Mayor takes a tour through AFA Foundry, as Brett Barney, owner and president of American Fine Arts, explains the fine art of lost wax casting and the role it plays in the bronze foundry process. Also discussed is AFA Foundry’s legacy of exclusively casting the Screen Actors Guild statuettes.
Actor® Statuettes Cast for 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
Foundry artisans team create works of art for their clients. Video shows how the molten bronze is poured into the ceramic shells, which will then create the bronze castings once the molten bronze solidifies.
Bronze Foundry Patination Process
Foundry artisans apply patina to the bronze castings. Process is also known as patination.
American Fine Arts Foundry artisan welds, grinds; details the bronze. This process is referred to as metal chasing.