Clay working model for carving

My next commission is a garden sculpture to be carved into a large section of Yew tree ( I do like a challenge!) 

My customer has found a picture that she'd like the sculpture based on so my first task is to turn the 2D picture into a 3D sculpture in clay to act as model to work from to give me some idea of dimensions. Next comes the difficult bit of actually carving it...

1-motherandbaby in clay.jpg
Posted on February 7, 2013 .