The sculpture is divided into 70 panels which will be cast individually in bronze and then assembled and welded together. Before bronze casting however, a rubber mold must be made to create a wax replica of each panel of the colossal monument. The lines drawn on the head indicate where the shims will be placed to separate the panels.
On the far left, notice a shim has been placed on the neck as I do last minute touch-ups before the rubber is sprayed.
To learn more about this project, start with Post #274.