New bronze, with seashell.

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I’m working on new designs for Pittenweem Arts Festival 2017. This bronze cast vessel takes its texture from the beach sand that it was cast in. The sun shone all day today so I went onto the rocks to take some pictures.

 

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A little help from my friends

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I visited Mark Gartrell recently, having met him at Goldsmiths’ Centre, Getting Started programme. He has kindly agreed to share his casting wisdom with me, thus helping me achieve one of my 3 goals for 2017.

This is one of his wax kettles which has a silicon collar to stop the wax dripping on the burner – genius. The silicon is surplus from mould making – double genius.

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And this is his Gorilla and Falcon shelf. I want one..

Hot bronze – Scottish Sculpture Workshop 2

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I made some small jugs and some bowls to trial as new forms for casting.

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I left 5 sand moulds for hot bronze, more experiments…

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And this is a 3 bowl set, I can’t wait to get it cleaned and finished.