Mounted shell sculptures

Just figured out ( with the help of metal master James DeMartis) how to mount my shell sculptures on recycled marble trophy blocks. I flattened the ends of rods and epoxied them to the backs of the sculptures. The existing holes in the marble blocks were filled with epoxy and I stuck the rods into the epoxied holes. Paid hardly anything for the marble and they make great weights for the stands.

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Tim Lee is a commercial still life photographer. His love of collecting has evolved into a successful business dealing in vintage industrial finds specializing in the offbeat. Fashioning doll head molds into sculptures or dealing in vintage glass. His latest project is making sculptures from shells and photographing them. This blog will chronicle the development and progress of all his latest projects. All photographs displayed on this blog were shot by Tim Lee. Reproduction of photographs not permitted without expressed written consent from Tim Lee/Photography. View all posts by timleeseye

2 responses to “Mounted shell sculptures

  • Julie Catherine

    These are awesome, Tim – what a terrific idea for the marble bases; they really look nice with the shells. ~ Julie 🙂

  • timleeseye

    Thanks. I can’t tell you how much I’ve been wanting to do this. It gives you a whole new way of looking at them. A friend gave me the idea and I had the bases. It was just figuring out how to do. It’s harder than you think. Glad you like them. I have a large collection of much larger ones I have to do.

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