All posts tagged: sculpture

Sculpture classes at The Art Stables

Figure and Portrait Modelling in Clay with Jessica Miller Working with the human form to develop observation and modelling skills. Tuition will cover proportion and anatomy while encouraging a creative approach. Beginners, intermediate and advanced welcome. There will be a small charge towards firing costs at the end of […]

Sculpture classes at The Art Stables

Figure and Portrait Modelling in Clay with Jessica Miller Working with the human form to develop observation and modelling skills. Tuition will cover proportion and anatomy while encouraging a creative approach. Beginners, intermediate and advanced welcome. There will be a small charge towards firing costs at the end of […]

Crouch End Open Studios 2016

I will be exhibiting some of my drawings and sculpture as part of Crouch End Open Studios 2016 during the weekend of 7th and 8th May. I will be showing my work alongside the paintings of Marureen Harrison at 49 Ferme Park Rd N4 4EB  from 12-6pm. I will also be showing […]

Figure of Fran with Plats

A small figure sketch of Fran with with her hair in plats. Fired clay. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 25cm x w: 31cm x d: 17cm.

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 […]

Portrait of Fran with Plats

A life-size sketch of Fran with with her hair in plats. Fired clay. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax. Approximate size: h: 27cm x w: 30cm x d: 20cm.

Small portrait of a girl

A small portrait sketch of a girl. Fired clay. Patinated with oil paints and soft wax.   Approximate size: h: 23cm x w: 16cm x d: 10cm. Click here to see photos of the sculpture in progress.

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 Richard in despair

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 […]

Scribble texture colour series

This series of images were an experiment in colour. The first picture is the original, created by physically building up layers of paint and crayon to create a multicoloured, rich texture. This image was then scanned and digitally manipulated in Photoshop to create the other […]

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.