Sculpture blog — Copper bird sculpture

Work in progress

barn owl Copper bird sculpture metal bird metal owl owl sculpture

Work in progress

I've been working on a barn owl sculpture. It's slow progress as I've been working around other projects. Each 'feather' has been individually brazed in place and it's slowly taking shape. Here are some photos of the work in progress from the sketch, skeletal frame to the fleshing out.    

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Copper birds

Copper bird sculpture Copper hummingbird Copper wren Hummingbird sculpture Metal bird sculpture

Copper birds

I have an Etsy made local artisan event coming up on December 1st (https://www.visitcheshire.com/whats-on/etsy-made-local-nantwich-christmas-artisan-market-p254371), which I'm busy making items for. Among the things I'm making are a number of copper bird sculptures. I love making these handmade birds. Each one is unique as there's no template, so I fashion them totally freehand. Pictured here are a little wren and a hummingbird.

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