• Starter Casts:™ Bears

    Description: This (1/6 life-size) Starter Cast™ of an adult Bear and a bear cub can be used for many different bear species, by simply altering the cast (using Eckman Method® techniques). Note: All Starter Casts™ are simply shaped life forms … Continue reading

  • Humming Bird- Starter Casts™

    These petite Starter Casts™ produce a life-size humming bird sculpture. The casts are body and wing base, so the bill and wing feathers are hand-sculpted. Patty Eckman has made hundreds of different humming bird pieces from these Starter Casts™ . Project … Continue reading

  • Cow, Steer and Bull- Starter Cast™

    This Starter Cast™ can be a cow, steer or bull.  It can be an African water buffalo, a dairy cow, a brahma bull, longhorn (as shown below), or any similar hoofed animal, simply by altering the cast. In the finished … Continue reading

  • Buffalo Skull- Starter Casts™

    These Starter Casts™ come in five scales, ranging from one-sixth to life-size. This is a very challenging sculpture to do. We recommend the “Buffalo Skull Project Lesson”™ as a good starting point. They are all sheet-casted, a process that is … Continue reading

  • Buffalo Head- Starter Casts™

    Buffalo Head- Starter Casts™ (one-sixth life-size scale) range from a large bull to a small calf, in five different sizes. All but the large bull were originally sculpted and molds made for Starter Casts™ for Allen and Patty’s monumental sculpture … Continue reading

  • Mountain Lion- Starter Cast™

    These one-sixth life-size Starter Casts™ of an adult mountain lion and cub can be used for many different cat species, by simply altering the cast (using Eckman Method® techniques). Note: All Starter Casts™ are simply shaped life forms with minimal detail and … Continue reading

  • Horse-Starter Casts™

    Horse Starter Casts™ are currently available in two scales: one-quarter and one-sixth life-size.  Allen has created all the horse sculptures with and without riders.  Over the years, Allen’s pieces have been created from the very same casts as these Starter … Continue reading

  • Buffalo-Starter Casts™

    Buffalo Starter Casts™ (one-sixth life-size scale) range from a large bull, to a small calf, available in five different sizes. All but the large bull were originally sculpted from molds made for Starter Casts™ for Allen and Patty’s monumental sculpture … Continue reading

  • Human Children Figure-Starter Casts™

    Description: Available for sale are one-sixth life-size and one-quarter life-size children Starter Casts™ (in three different ages and sizes). They’re ready  to be transformed into any body or any thing the artist desires.  The dry and hard casts are in halves (front … Continue reading

  • Elk-Starter Casts™

    Description: Available for sale are two one-sixth life-size elk Starter Casts.™ We offer both a larger male elk bull and a smaller female elk cow casts (cow not shown).  The dry and hard casts are in halves (front and back) in … Continue reading

  • Human Female Figure-Starter Casts™

    Description: Available for sale is one-sixth life-size to one-half life-size human female Starter Casts, ™ in four different scales. Each can be transformed into any body or any thing the artist desires.  The dry and hard casts are in halves (front … Continue reading

  • Human Male Figure-Starter Cast™

    Description: Available for sale are one-sixth life-size to life-size human male Starter Casts, ™ in five different scales. Each can be transformed into any body or any thing the artist desires.  The dry and hard casts are in halves (front and back) … Continue reading

  • Human Female Bust-Starter Cast™

    Description: One-third life-size female bust Starter Cast™ can be transformed into any body or any thing the artist desires.  Allen and Patty have done a number of sculptures from this Starter Cast™.  Casts include eyeballs, ears and torso. The 1/3 … Continue reading

  • Human Male Bust-Starter Cast™

    Description: This one-third life-size male bust Starter Cast™ is designed to be transformed into any body or any thing the artist desires.  Allen has done a number of portraits as well as cowboys, indians, Civil War figures and more, from … Continue reading