The fumed patina gives a lovely turquoise on the bronze.
It is the first time that these sculptures from my portfolio on the underwater theme have been cast in bronze. They were previously copper-nickel cast.
Cheetah barely touches the ground as if flying, a dreamlike image in bronze, with much underlying tension and dynamic movement.
Cheetah in mid flight
Cheetah being inspected by Meph’s our studio cat..
Pics by; Jaques Ensink
The Running Warthog Maquette has been one of my favorite Characters, and here he is as ballsy as ever, larger and more feisty because pigs are pigs..
Pigs are pigs! Still running, ‘though long in the tooth…he’s a ballsy one…
Medium: wax for Bronze in the studio
Barn Owl with its new patina in the gallery
The Re-Patination of Barn Owl
Working at my Studio in Stellenbosch South Africa
Wise Owl becomes the dream, perched on an infinity curve of time infinite.
Goldfish, liberated from his bowl. The beginning of the journey. In recognition of the larger Goldfish Bowl and spontaneous growth.
Eurathane for bronze
The little Barn Owl has diamonds set in its eyes, he sees and hears all from his perch. Mephistopheles is our whiskered studio cat, such an idiosyncratic fellow, with prominent whiskers and a flick in his tail…