In the expressive fidelity of the portrait we can perhaps read in all its complexity what sculpture requires.
Whether in bronze or stone, the project begins with an idea that the drawing brings to light and that guides each phase of the project. The clay sketch gives shape to the design, translating its lines into material chiaroscuro. From the hands and sensitivity of the sculptor a art piece can be born that in the somatic traits also restores the temperament of the subject portrayed. "The face, mirror of the soul"
, an adage that translates into the finished artwork.