Monthly Archives: March 2011

Can Abstract Sculpture be Powerful?

Last term at the Art Academy with Chloe Leaper I looked at how to go abstract….! I must admit that I found the prospect quite daunting and actually if I’m honest, as a self-confessed figurative artist, wasn’t even sure that the results would … Continue reading

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Runnymede Gallery exhibition opens new doors…..

John O’Connor (one of my Art Academy tutors) once said to me that if I start showing my work, the rest will come….. With this in mind I submitted some of my sculptures to Gary Rogers’ Runnymede Gallery Spring Exhibition and was … Continue reading

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What to give the person who has everything?

It’s always a toughie isn’t it, when that big birthday or anniversary comes around – what can we possibly give? I was recently faced with this dilemma and it didn’t take long for me to realise the obvious.  A sculpture … Continue reading

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Artists are an emotional bunch!

I guess you’re going to think that I’m stating the obvious? Really I shouldn’t have been surprised either, but the first major project at the Art Academy was all about the emotions and it did bring out pretty strong feelings in all of us in … Continue reading

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Time to get Serious

Very soon it became clear to me that an artist is never completely satisfied.   In my case, definitely happy, after all, these skills had come from ‘no-where’ and clear progress was being made from one piece to the next – how amazing … Continue reading

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London Wasps

As a family we are mad keen on rugby – my two boys play at Windsor (minis) and whilst we of course follow England, it’s London Wasps who we turn out for come rain or shine. http://www.wasps.co.uk What makes it special is … Continue reading

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Frankie Dettori

Last summer I spent an unforgettable week with the very talented and hugely inspirational portrait sculptor, Mary Quinn.  http://www.maryquinnsculptor.com Having done quite a bit of whole figure sculpture by now, I was keen to improve my detailed modelling, particularly of heads.  … Continue reading

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