Sadly Barrie died a few days after sitting for the third session. He was a fantastic model to work with and I glad I had the chance to both sculpt and draw him.
Small figure sculpture sketch of Maria – started as a 30 minute teaching demo, I then finished it from memory (over about 3 hours) using only the tool pictured. I didn’t have any sketches or photos but I had observed her in pose for 11 […]
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Process of modelling the sitting figure of Letizia in terracotta clay. Here is a portrait of the same model. Here is another figure of Letizia.
Last semester I attended a brilliant “Anatomy for sculpture” course so these are photos of modelling a small muscle-man made on an armature in soft chavant modelling wax. He was built over 11 sessions starting with the skeleton and adding all his muscles on one side […]
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.