This back and forth motion, at different degrees and speeds for all the 5 segments, shows the sculpture “swaying in the wind in gracefully swinging motions.
SIZE: The size can easily be scaled from 6ft(2m) to 30ft(10m). Larger sizes are possible, but require more extensive engineering.
This kinetic sculpture can be fabricated from a variety of materials, with a large range of weight and cost:
1) ABS lightweight, highly durable materials, which are then painted with high quality automotive paint. This is the most economical approach.
2) Anodized Aluminum, which can be anodized in a number of colors including clear coated, or it can be painted.
3) Stainless Steel, brushed or polished or automotive color painted. This is the most durable and saltwater resistant, but also the most expensive and heavy material.
Click on the images to learn more about each Bird of Paradise design.