Tarantula has long hot weekend of transubstantiation.

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Mold of tarantula’s body: silicon and plaster.

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Outside of a spider, a dog is a man’s best friend. Inside of a spider, turns out, is hollow and you can see just fine.

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Legs and backpack molded in silicon and plaster.

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The molds are cut apart, but not separated all the way to the bottom. This allows an easier wax pour, and ensures proper registration.

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The spider after molding.

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The wax bits, cooling down for chasing/fitting. I’ll likely have it cast as these separate parts, then weld it back together when it is in bronze.

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