Sculpture blog — metal art

Art in the Pen tickets now available

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Art in the Pen tickets now available

Tickets are now available for Art in the Pen in Skipton, which I have a spot booked for. I’ll be selling lots of unique items, including one of a kind metal wall art pieces along with some mixed media, combining copper items with wooden backgrounds. Tickets for the two day event are available at: http://www.artinthepen.org.uk There are going to be around 200 stalls, all with outstanding items for sale, so you’re sure to find something you like.   

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A year in review

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A year in review

Well what with one thing and another it's been a funny old year. For me it was a major milestone as I resigned from my job to make sculptures full time. It's been a dream for quite a while to be my own boss so I eventually decided to take the plunge as the pandemic made me realise life really is too short not to do what you want. I'm hoping to rent a unit early next year so I'll be able to concentrate on my work better than from my current shed where space is limited. Over the year...

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Experimenting with alcohol ink

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Experimenting with alcohol ink

While some people turn to drinking alcohol, I've turned to dying copper with it, namely in the form of alcohol ink. So far I've coloured some poppies and roses, and the effect is really nice, almost like a metallic sheen. 

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