I am sometimes also asked to help in the creation of works for others.
The brief was to create a lifecast of him in the pose of Ophelia – designed to float as per Lizzie Siddal as Ophelia in the Pre-Raphaelite painting by John Everett Millais.
After creating the mould from Shaun in a low-res plaster mould the whole was moulded in black resin – complete with floatation chamber in the chest to make it bouyant.
The whole piece was created in about 3 weeks.
Shaun Stamp: While you slept, I was alone in my own eternity (After Hamlet and Opheila Lizzie Siddall)