All posts tagged: finished figure sculptures

Small figure sculpture of Aston

Fired clay. Patinated with iron paste, oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 26cm x w: 20cm x d: 21cm. Here are some photos of this piece in the process of being made. Here is a portrait sculpture of Aston in the same pose.

Reclining figure of Mikelina

Reclining figure of Mikelina. Fired clay. Sealed with metal powder suspended in shellac. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 25cm x w: 40cm x d: 25cm. Here is a link to the process of modelling this figure in terracotta clay. And […]

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 […]

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.

4 sketches of Maria

I started with a quick sketch in Wolf’s carbon looking at contour rather than shadow: Then moved on to using three coloured pencils taped together for the next 10 minute pose: Went back to Wolf’s carbon for the next 10 minute sketch but this time was looking at the […]

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.

1 pose, 1 view, 3 sketches

Louise kept the same pose for 2 x 2-hour sessions. I started with a 1 hour sketch in Wolf’s carbon: Then spent the rest of that session and most of the next on this watercolour painting on an A1 sheet of paper (approximately 2 hour’s […]

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.