Wood petals are cut in a leaf pattern, then routed and sanded for soft edges. Each petal is primed, painted with two coats of rich exterior burgundy, then feathered with chocolate brown and soft orange.
The flower center is made from metal salvage, including two large gallon cans, assorted beverage cans and lids. The metal pieces were cleaned, sanded, primed, cut and colored with burgundy, metallic bronze and gold, along with touches of copper and sage green. Some metal pieces were twisted to add dimension, prior to being spray painted and hand painted. Each metal piece is diligently painted with intricate designs, ensuring every sculpture is unique.