AMPHIBIOUS | 2019 | Austin, Texas
       
     
 Production workflow: 3D scanning of original frog model cast from life (sourced from ethical taxidermy distributors), 3D modeling and printing, traditional bronze casting
       
     
 3D models of endemic species
       
     
 Streckers Chorus Frog; 3D printed model in high resolution acrylite
       
     
 Green Tree Frog; 3D printed model in high resolution acrylite
       
     
 3D printed models in high resolution acrylite
       
     
 Traditionally cast bronze samples
       
     
 Rio Grande Chirping Frog life-size bronze test install
       
     
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AMPHIBIOUS | 2019 | Austin, Texas
       
     
AMPHIBIOUS | 2019 | Austin, Texas

A project to populate 2 blocks of downtown Austin with lifelike steel-and-bronze models of endemic species of Texas toads and frogs as they return to nearby rehabilitated Waller Creek. Commissioned by AIPP Austin in collaboration with The Waller Creek Conservancy.

Year Completed: 2019 permanent
Medium: 3D printed steel and bronze. Traditional cast bronze
Dimensions: variable (2 city blocks populated with life-size bronze frogs and toads)
Site: Sabine Street between 4th and 6th Streets, Austin Texas.
Client(s): Austin Art in Public Places, Waller Creek Conservancy
Budget: $37,800.00

 Production workflow: 3D scanning of original frog model cast from life (sourced from ethical taxidermy distributors), 3D modeling and printing, traditional bronze casting
       
     

Production workflow: 3D scanning of original frog model cast from life (sourced from ethical taxidermy distributors), 3D modeling and printing, traditional bronze casting

 3D models of endemic species
       
     

3D models of endemic species

 Streckers Chorus Frog; 3D printed model in high resolution acrylite
       
     

Streckers Chorus Frog; 3D printed model in high resolution acrylite

 Green Tree Frog; 3D printed model in high resolution acrylite
       
     

Green Tree Frog; 3D printed model in high resolution acrylite

 3D printed models in high resolution acrylite
       
     

3D printed models in high resolution acrylite

 Traditionally cast bronze samples
       
     

Traditionally cast bronze samples

 Rio Grande Chirping Frog life-size bronze test install
       
     

Rio Grande Chirping Frog life-size bronze test install

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