Common Questions 


 

What is the technique of these sculptures?

 

I sculpt in my own technique I call AlumixArt™ Mixed Media, which contains mostly of aluminum.  I'm in the process of trademarking the name.

 

 

Q   What is the maintenance?

 

Just dust it. Once a year, you can pour some vegetable oil on the cloth, and spread it on the very surface of the sculpture (not pushing it in the pours).

 

 

  Do you ship worldwide?

 

Currently I only ship within United States.

 

 

  What kind of finishes are available?

 

I can finish my sculptures in many ways. They can look like iron, bronze, stone, copper, aluminum. I bond different metals to create desired finish.

 

 

 

Q   How the commission process looks like?

 

We talk in person or via phone or Skype. You share your story or the reason you wish to commission the sculpture. We discuss the size, the type of finish and the price (I usually ask a lot of questions). Then we talk about my ideas for the form, and I start to work. Before shipping, I present the picture of the sculpture for approval.

 

Q   How do you mount the sculpture on the wall?

 

The sculpture can usually be hang on one nail in the stud. Sometimes, the bigger ones, have the metal hardware with a long bolt, which screws into the wall, and female shaft slides onto bolt.

 

Q   Do you do editions?

 

No I don't. This is not casting. Every sculpture is different. I do series of one subject though. Sculptures in the series are very similar, but still one of a kind.

 

 

How heavy are these sculptures?

 

They're relatively light, since the main material is aluminum.

 

 

How long does it take to create a sculpture?         

It depends. It's not a factory, so every sculpture has it's own timing. Sometimes I need to look for the right shape longer, sometimes it just comes instantly.

 

 

Can I display them outdoors?

 

I continue to develop AlumixArt™ Mixed Media technique, and for now, there is possibility to finish a sculpture to enjoy it outdoors most of the year. The goal is to achieve a durable outdoor sculptures.