Sculpture blog

Work in progress

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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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It's been a while ...

It's been a while ...

I haven't posted here for quite a while, but that doesn't mean I've been slacking. Far from it. I've been busy just keeping on top of regular orders, so I've not had time to make much original stuff lately, but there are a couple of additions and more in the pipeline ...

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Latest metal sculptures

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Latest metal sculptures

I've been busy with various things at the moment, but I've made a few items that I'd like to share. These include a bird of prey sculpture, the wings of which move in the wind, a fairy, hare, spider, bird feeder and a raven. On top of this I've been busy fulfilling regular orders for Calla lilies, roses, bird baths etc. Remember if you want something unique making, contact me and I will see what I can do. 

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A flock of metal birds

A flock of metal birds

I've just released a flock of metal birds on my website. I really enjoy making these and they look very effective hanging on the wall.  I usually don't specify what type of bird it is, but they are all based on real birds. I've also listed a horse head sculpture that I'd made.

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Various copper sculptures

Various copper sculptures

Featured are pictures of some of the copper sculptures that I've made over the last couple of years. Traditionally copper is given as a 7th anniversary gift and also a 22nd anniversary gift, but it makes a wonderful gift for any occasion or reason. Copper is a wonderful material to work with and while it takes on the appearance of gold when polished, applying heat can produce myriad other colours, which adds to its appeal.  People are reputed to have been using copper for at least 8,000 years, and with the advent of creating copper alloys with the addition of...

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