Rafael Picon - Cross of Jesus Christ

This cross is under construction at Rafael's studio and is being created for St Mary's Catholic Church in Rockledge Fl.

Jesus is coming.

Beginning to work on the cross in Rafaels studio out of galvanized steel.
As the cross grew bigger (24 foot tall) it was moved to the yard to be lifted.
Lifting the cross.
Putting into position to finish welding the structure.
Lowering again to put on concrete stucco.

Testing terra cotta color for the cross.

After filling the cross with 1400 lbs of cement, and finishing the terra cotta coloring, the lifting begins.

Almost half way up.

Close to Heaven.
Ready for Jesus
Celebrating and working on the 4th of July.

Positioning the skeleton of Jesus on the cross.

To be continued..