Harsch Investment Project: Mobile drawings by Bruce Gray
NOTE: mobiles are shown here in rough sketch form. They are not in the exact proportions or positioning that will be seen in the finished sculpture. They may also include additional pieces if I feel it is warranted during the construction process. Materials selected are based on strength needed and weight considerations. (See individual sculpture notes below each sketch)
Sketch #2 was chosen for this project.

Mobile #1 - Materials: all stainless steel, Size: approx 12' x 12' Notes: All circles cut from flat 16 and 14 guage stainless. Cross bars are in a variety of diameters, as needed. Features a balancing circle on a point.

Mobile #2 - Materials: all stainless steel, Size: approx 12' x 12'. Notes: All circles cut from flat 16 and 14 guage stainless. Cross bars are in a variety of diameters, as needed. This is the rough drawing that ended up being the basis for the final project, titled "Equinox." An additional branch and circle were added to the left side during the construction. The hanging point connected to the ceiling, was moved to the right. Bruce says "I will blame that one on my dyslexia."
As you can see, a flat pencil drawing can really come to life in a movable kinetic sculpture. There is no way to really do a mobile justice in a rough sketch.
Show me this mobile.
Mobile #3 - Materials: all stainless steel, Size: approx 12' x 12'. Notes: All circles cut from flat 16 and 14 guage stainless. Cross bars are in a variety of diameters, as needed.
Mobile #4 - Materials: all stainless steel, Size: approx 14' x 12'. Notes: All circles cut from flat 16 guage stainless. Cross bars are in a variety of diameters, as needed. NOTE: These mobile elements hand in a decending spiral pattern.
Mobile #5 - Materials: all larger elements and spheres (shaded) are in 1/8 and 3/16 thick aluminum, the smaller section is 16 guage stainless steel, Size: approx 12' x 12'. Cross bars are in a variety of diameters, as needed. Features a balancing circle on a point, though I may hang it if it looks better that way.
Mobile #6 - Materials: all spheres (shaded) in aluminum, the smaller pieces section is 16 guage stainless steel, Size: approx 12' x 12'. Cross bars are in a variety of diameters, as needed.
Mobile #7 - Materials: all aluminum. Size: approx 12' x 12'. Cross bars are in a variety of diameters, as needed. Features all 3 dimentional elements and spheres.
Mobile #8 - Materials: all 1/8 and 3/16 thick aluminum. Size: approx 12' x 12'. Cross bars are in a variety of diameters, as needed. Features all 3 dimentional elements, spheres (shaded).
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