Bas Relief Sculpture Series

This is the first bas-relief in a new bas-relief sculpture series.  A lot of decisions have yet to be made.  Like titles, sizes, frames, stuff.  All that is just stuff.  What I am trying to bring to light with this project is the idea and reality that we are losing important parts in nature. Each […]

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Finished Golden

Golden Retriever Sculpture Creating a bronze sculpture is a many, many step process.  So far in this journey, the clay and mold work are finished! One of the things I try to do with a project like this one is to get it right.  Simple? No.  Necessary? For me, definitely! So in August, I showed the clay […]

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Goings On

  The studio has been in steady motion this year.  Commissions, applications, new ideas to put into motion, new materials and then the business of it all.  All good stuff. Recently I finished and delivered an urn.  This piece was a bit different.  The size was sort of pre-determined, we all become pretty much the […]

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Timing and the Art of 1st Place

Bronze sculpture is a bit different than other forms of art in that a mold is created of the original piece.  Giving the artist the ability to cast several pieces of the nearly same piece for years into the future.  Which is a good thing considering how much time and money goes into creating the […]

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Golden Progress

  Progress on the golden retriever sculpture is going along great!  New animal subjects are always a learning experience for me, and this one is a joy.  I am using photos from the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study Facebook page for examples.  They are all so unique and yet so similar.  Each one’s personality lights up […]

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The Appearance of Loose Threads

        Often when observing an artists life, the viewer might note that some bits are all across the spectrum.  Or that the artist might be viewed as eclectic and talented.  I might suggest, not so fast.  Look a bit deeper and find what appears to be loose threads. My interest in one […]

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A Path Taken

How I Landed Here My journey to this point in my art profession took an unusual path.  Not one I chose, not one I intended, and not one I am familiar with for another artist.  Eons ago while at University for the second stretch (I love love learning) I was studying business and had to […]

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