Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Be at the Bee and Thistle Inn and Spa Saturday

Internationally acclaimed sculptor Andrew DeVries, whose studio is in Lenox, Mass., will be at the Bee and Thistle Inn and Spa June 6 to demonstrate a bronze pouring as he casts a sculpture using the ancient art of the “lost wax” process.
The event is from 1 to 4 p.m. at 100 Lyme St., Old Lyme.
Oragnizers said DeVries' demonstrations involve heating about 65 lbs. of metal in a small furnace for 45 minutes to an hour until molten.
He then pours the bronze into a prepared mold, which is an incredible sight.
The event is open to the public free of charge.
DeVries also will unveil his latest commission, which is a ¾ life-size bronze entitled "Innocence." The new work is one of "the most technically challenging figures that the artist has ever done," organizers said.
Visit www.beeandthistleinn.com/events.htm for more information. For more information on DeVries, visit www.andrewdevries.com.

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