All posts filed under: sculpture

figure of Letizia sitting

Sitting figure of Letizia, chin in hand

Small sitting figure of Letizia, chin in hand. Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 30cm x w: 35cm x d: 20cm. Completed 2013. Here is a portrait of the same model, and here […]

Group Show flyer

Exhibition: Friday 31 October – Sunday 2 November 2014

Exhibition: Friday 31 October – Sunday 2 November 2014 I will have a few new sculptures in the upcoming the North London Artists Network (NLAN) Group Show – details are on the link above. Thirty five members will be exhibiting with an amazing diversity of work to […]

Woman leaning forward – quick figure sketch

Quick sketch of a woman leaning forward. Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 15cm x w: 25cm x d: 15cm. Completed 2009. Private collection.

Girl sitting with hand on foot

Small sitting figure of girl, with her hand resting on her foot. Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 35cm x w: 25cm x d: 25cm. Completed 2013.

Small portrait of Errol

A small portrait of Errol. Fired clay. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 22cm x w: 27cm x d: 20cm. Completed 2014.

Old man in a suit – sketch

A sketchy portrait figure of Kit wearing a suit created from life over 3 x 2 hour sessions. Fired clay. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 40cm x w: 30cm x d: 20cm. Completed December 2013. Private collection.

Making Momus

Process of modelling the sitting figure of Richard – looking despairing with his head in his hand – in terracotta clay over 5 sessions.    

Portrait armature

Armature created in preparation for attending a three-day workshop run by The Society of Portrait Sculptors

Thelma – session ♯4

Portrait: week ♯2 – Figure: week ♯3 This session I took advantage of the space and worked simultaneously on both the figure and the portrait of Thelma.

Mathew – figure

Small figure of Mathew sitting cross-legged. Fired clay. Given a further smoke-firing. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 20cm x w: 25cm x d: 25cm. Completed 2012. Here is a finished portrait of Mathew.

Dancing or fighting?

Created for a conference organised by the Centre for Appled Buddhism being held at Taplow Court this weekend, this piece is a 3D sketch inspired by the conference theme “Transforming Conflict” and a nature programme that I caught recently. Majestic japanese herons were fighting (either over territory […]

Figure of Kit kneeling

Figure of Kit kneeling. Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size (including base): h: 35cm x w: 22cm x d: 15cm. Completed 2013. Here are some photos of this piece being made. Here is […]

Letizia – portrait

Portrait  of Letizia. Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 30cm x w: 35cm x d: 20cm. Completed 2013. Here are some photos of this piece in the process of being made. Here is […]

Man wearing a blue shirt – quick figure sketch

Quick 1-day sketch of Kit in a blue shirt, trousers and a waistcoat. Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 30cm x w: 20cm x d: 15cm. Completed 2013. Private collection. Here is a […]

Letizia – reclining figure

Small reclining figure of Letizia. Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 28cm x w: 45cm x d: 20cm. Completed 2013. Here are some photos of this piece in the process of being made. […]

Kit – portrait

Life-sized portrait of Kit. Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 25cm x w: 30cm x d: 35cm. Completed 2013. Private collection. Here are some photos of this piece in the process of being made. […]

Richard – figure

Small figure of Richard. Fired clay. Given a further smoke-firing. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 30cm x w: 20cm x d: 30cm. Completed 2012. Private collection. Here are some photos of this piece in the process of being made. Here and […]

Phillipe – figure

Small figure of Phillipe. Fired clay. Given a further smoke-firing. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Here are some photos of this piece in the process of being made. Approximate size: h: 30cm x w: 20cm x d: 30cm. Completed 2012. Here is a link […]

Phillipe – portrait

Life-size portrait of Phillipe. Fired clay. Given a further smoke-firing. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 30cm x w: 50cm x d: 20cm. Completed 2012. Here are some photos of this piece in the process of being made. Here is a link […]

Reclining figure of Mikelina: plaster cast

This figure of Mikelina has been cast in plaster and coated with dirt mixed with shellac varnish. Approximate size: h: 25cm x w: 40cm x d: 25cm. Completed 2013. Private collection. Here is a link to the process of modelling this figure of Mikelina in […]

Process: making the portrait of Mathew

Process of modelling a small portrait of Mathew in soft terracotta clay. The last photos are of the biscuit-fired piece before any patination was applied to the surface. Approximate size: h: 25cm x w: 25cm x d: 15cm. Here are some photos of the finished piece.

Man with flat cap – portrait

Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 25cm x w: 20cm x d: 25cm. Completed 2009. Private collection.

Laura with knee raised

Small clay figure of Laura with knee raised. Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 30cm x w: 30cm x d: 25cm. Completed 2011.

Mathew – portrait

Small portrait of Mathew. Fired clay. Given a further smoke-firing. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 25cm x w: 25cm x d: 15cm. Completed 2012. Private collection. Here are some photos of this piece in the process of being made. Here is […]

Alice looking up

Small clay figure of Alice looking up. Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 30cm x w: 35cm x d: 20cm. Completed 2010. Private collection.