A GIRAFFE IS BORN!

A GIRAFFE IS BORN!

A Giraffe Is Born! I have recently begun sculpting the head and shoulders of a giraffe in clay. It is probably about the size of a baby one. When I’m happy with the sculpt, I’ll let it dry and then make a two piece silicon mould. From this I can experiment...
My Family Of Orangutans

My Family Of Orangutans

This is my latest work, 5 sections of iron resin orangutan heads. Each is individually cast and hand finished. They will take around two months to rust and hopefully become a realistic orange/brown colour. I will be spraying them with water several times a day to...
Mango, the purrrrrrfect model!

Mango, the purrrrrrfect model!

Meet Mango, my cat and also my latest model. I’ve just finished sculpting him in his usual ‘sphinx’ position – he really is convinced he’s a lion, not just a ginger moggy. Is he yawning or growling? The choice is yours! I’ve made a...
Work begins on a new commission…

Work begins on a new commission…

I’ve just started sculpting a new bas-relief portrait, from just a few photos and measurements. It’s life-size and I’m working in clay. Once I’m happy with the result, I’ll let the clay air dry before making a silicon rubber mould. This...
The Rusting Bay…

The Rusting Bay…

The Rusting Bay is overflowing with Iron Resin sculpts, all awaiting their moment of glory at the forthcoming Open Studios. When the sculpts come out of the moulds they are a greyish black colour. I then spray them several times a day with water. After a couple of...