Tag Archives: sculpture in st ives

New Sculpture for St Ives, Cornwall

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you may remember that in 2014 I had the honour of installing a Memorial sculpture ‘Free Spirit’ in the heart of St Ives, Cornwall.  It was unveiled with a flourish by the … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,100 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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In the footsteps of Barbara Hepworth…

…Or to be more accurate, Dennis Mitchell, one of her best known assistants. Turns out that there used to be a sculpture at the entrance courtyard to St Nicholas Court, St Ives, Cornwall by Dennis Mitchell, a sculptor whose work … Continue reading

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Scaling up my St Ives commission

This post follows on from my previous one on working up my St Ives commission – it’s about how you get from the final 2′ working maquette (opposite) to the finished 6′ sculpture. It is possible to pay others to … Continue reading

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Working up my St Ives commission

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you will know how much my beloved Cornwall means to me and especially magical St Ives.  Imagine then, my utter joy when asked to come up with some ideas for a … Continue reading

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Back to Brisons Veor, Cape Cornwall

‘And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea gulls crying’ The immortal words of John Masefield in his poem ‘Sea Fever’ capture at once … Continue reading

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Artists Residency Award – Brisons Veor, Cape Cornwall

I guess I should start at the beginning… Whilst staying with the family in St Ives at Easter I went to a drop in life drawing class at the St Ives School of Art http://www.stivesartschool.co.uk (which by the way I can … Continue reading

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