By fusing and celebrating human invention with equine accommodation, a new world was made, a world that happened but should not be lost to us. The odyssey begins . . . . SCULPTURE PROJECT PROPOSAL
Dogs. Love sculpting dogs. When I get the chance to put clay on an armature I relish the opportunity to go after a dog. The foxhound in the top photo was created for the Masters of Foxhound Association as gifts to the major donors of the organization. Titled Cross Creek, I put the hound on … Continue reading Going to the Dogs
I love raw metal. These images were taken as the bronze sculptures were being prepped for the final step in completing a statue; the patina. I love the color of the metal as it's being chased and then sandblasted. Heat is then applied and the chemicals are sprayed on in an evenly to create … Continue reading Raw Metal
Fire On Ice, bronze candlesticks. 8” T by 4 1/2” W.
Pounce, bronze 18” L by 8” T, red fox vixen.
Bronze Whooping Cranes and Colt, 32” T by 18” W.
I packed up my sketch pad and pens and drove to the Vilas Zoo in Madison, Wisconsin. It was later in the afternoon than I wanted to get there, but I pressed on anyway. The animals are typically quiet during the midday especially in an unusually warm day in the fall. This can and … Continue reading Quick Sketch Animals
What's exciting about all of this #ARTING I've been doing since I can remember, and a teeny bit ironic is how the art market has radically changed as predicted back in art school. They warned us, those hippie art professors, back when I dipped my brush in turpentine, gathered up some oil paint and attempted to express … Continue reading #Hashtag Art
So how is it that a work of art results from an urge to make things? The mechanics are as follows for sculpture; wire, clay, rubber mold, wax, and metal. These are linear sequential steps. Foot fall by foot fall until the end result. But then, how do I accept that an idea can manifest … Continue reading Good Bad/Bad Good
Well, not really the surface of the moon but to me it looks like it might be related to the moon. My foam armature of a horse. A big horse. So, as things are moving forward with the square chunks of green foam and a few blue ones (leftovers in my small studio behind my … Continue reading Moonscape