Category Archives: Door Knockers

Poseidon Neptune bronze door knocker

The Poseidon Neptune bronze door knocker was completed using the following patinas "colors":

• Liver of Sulphur

• Ferric Nitrate

A scrubbing pad was also used to rub the bronze in order to create the highlights.

The spray bottle with distilled water was used to wash and dilute the chemicals.

A propane torch is used to heat the metal to...

Gargoyle Wax Positive

Gargoyle wax positives for my door knocker:

Wax positives are casted from the mold. A was positive is an exact reproduction of the original sculpture. In this case the original gargoyle sculpture was comprised of many parts; therefore, we ended up with several  molds. Some of the parts will be fused together in the wax chasing phase. Others will be joined after the...

Gargoyle door knocker

This gargoyle door knocker was commission by the same client that commissioned the Neptune Poseidon door knocker.

Here is a little history about Gargoyles:

Gargoyle is most often applied to medieval works, but throughout the ages it was adapted as, " a means of water diversion". In ancient architecture, gargoyles typically took the form of a lion's head. Similar lion-mouthed water...

Poseidon Neptune God of the Sea

Poseidon Neptune God of the Sea door knocker was commissioned by a client that previous commissioned a gargoyle door knocker.

This commission was a labor of love. I had always enjoyed topcis dealing with Roman and Greek Gods.

The client gave me a ball-park idea of what he wanted. I them gathered my reference materials and played around with several concepts...