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Charles Ronquist
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Dave Loves Nancy has moved across the street and will now be called Gallery La Melgosa!!  Located at 1023 NW Grand Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85007.     We are so excited!!! Gallery La Megosa will be showcasing Charles' sculp...
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NICE ART WORK !
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Added the Summer Feature - Sunburst Design
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It's a beautiful design!!  Come check it out at www.clronquistsculptures.com
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Stars & Strips sculptures for the 4th of July!!!
We have a large "fleet" of Stars & Stripes sculptures ready for your 4th of July celebration. Each sculpture is unique, no two are the same. E-mail me at clronquist@gmail.com if you are interested in purchasing any of the scu...
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**FEATURE Bi-plane Sculpture of the Week - This sculpture is a "D" Deluxe type bi-plane sculpture in peach & lavender with a sunburst design. Sculptures like these run approx $45.00. If you are interested in purchasing this sculpture or would like to custom order a sculpture, please message me and let me know.
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Please come and check out more bi-plane sculptures on my website at:  www.CLRonquistsculptures.com
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For Renee & Russ Barth's Wedding present
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Update - The airplane sculptures will be on display at The Gallery La Melgosa indefinitely.  So if you are in Phoenix and want to see them up close and personal, come on down to the gallery!!! 

I will also be at the gallery on the evenings of the First Friday Art Events in Phoenix.  The next First Friday Art event is October 4th.

In honor of the Dia De Los Muertos and the First Friday Zombie Walk, Gallery La Melgosa will be having an "Unruly Ghoulie Get Down" and providing the tunes and beverages to bring all the recently deceased to their feet!  Come party with us after you've decided that zombie walking is just too much walkin'...
Dave Loves Nancy has moved across the street and will now be called Gallery La Melgosa!!  Located at 1023 NW Grand Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85007.     We are so excited!!! Gallery La Megosa will be showcasing Charles' sculp...
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Some custom / theme designed sculptures created for a variety of special occasions and holidays, etc.
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Batman Themed Design
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Unique handmade airplane sculptures created entirely out of construction paper and glue.
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I created these whimsical, handmade airplane sculptures constructed entirely out of construction paper and glue.  Each is signed, dated, numbered and cataloged, with no two being exactly the same.

Inspired by childhood memories of the film, those magnificent men and their flying machines and a Saturday morning cartoon in which wacky racers piloted bizarre aircraft.

The first series of about ten sculptures were completed  early in 2002 and given primarily to family and friends as gifts.

It was suggested to me that the sculptures could be sold.  So I re-designed the elevator, rudder, bottom wing and wing struts.  I created 26 A-Series airplanes from December 2005 to March 2006.

In April of 2010 the engines and wing struts were again re-designed.  I also added cockpit controls.  In July of 2010 the B-Series was created. 

As of December 2012, 357 B-Series sculptures have been created in 3 different models.  The S or Standard is an airplane sculpture with no extra decorations.  The C or Custom sculpture has decorative trim on the fuselage, top wing and either the elevators or the rudder.  Finally the D or Deluxe has trim on all flight surfaces, fender pods on the wheels and stripes on the engine cowling and fenders.  If any anything extra is added to a model, an X is added to the model code in the catalog.

Airplane sculptures can also be special ordered in custom designs, using special color combinations, use of business logos and for events such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, etc.

The sculptures can be cleaned using a small can of compressed air held a few feet away from the sculpture.  The sculptures will fade if exposed to sunlight for long periods of time, but with gentle handling will last for decades.

If a part becomes bent it can be repaired by putting a small spot of glue on the area where the strut goes and pressing the strut back into place.

If the sculpture becomes damaged without being "crushed flat", it can be repaired free of charge by mailing the damaged sculpture to the artist with a return address.
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