The Incredible Scrap Metal Welded Beasts Of Sculptor John Lopez

Everybody say hi to John Lopez . John is a bronze sculpture . He was born and raised in a ranch in western south Dakota . he has been working on for the past ten years on The city of presidents project in Rapid city SD , The job security that this project formed allowed John to start experimenting with his art and opened him up for new styles and he branched out into different forms of sculpturing. one of these new styles is what you see in the pictures below. it is simply called ” scrap iron sculpturing ” Be sure to visit his website and facebook page to show your support

 

This awesome new style began two years ago , when his aunt died in a car accident and Lopez decided he would build a family cemetery in his late aunt ranch, so he moved there for the project, his beloved aunt will be the first of his family to be laid there

The incredible scrap metal welded beasts of sculptor Jo

His uncle opened his ranch to john and let him work in the welding shop where Lopez started building a fence to surround the new cemetery. When he run out of material just as he finished it , he realised the ranch is located 35 Km from the nearest town..

The incredible scrap metal welded beasts of sculptor Jo

So he began experimenting with scrap he found on site. he build a gate for the cemetery and placed an angel he made out of the scraps..

The incredible scrap metal welded beasts of sculptor Jo

This satisfied John very much and everyone who saw his work was amazed, John knew he found a new style of sculpting

The incredible scrap metal welded beasts of sculptor Jo

While he enjoyed his new found career he didn’t want to part with his bronze sculpturing for good. so he found a way to combine the two

The incredible scrap metal welded beasts of sculptor Jo

His new style is a mix of everyday objects with limited edition bronze casting

The incredible scrap metal welded beasts of sculptor Jo

Hybrid metal art

The incredible scrap metal welded beasts of sculptor Jo

A blend of iron and bronze

The incredible scrap metal welded beasts of sculptor Jo

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