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Mandarin Oriental Hotel Commission

My Taipei hotel commission is finally completed! I was asked by a firm of interior designers in London to create some ceramic flower designs for the lobby of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Taiwan.They have now been installed inside the … Continue reading

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Sold, ceramic wall art

This is a ceramic plaque showing the Goddess Gaia plucking embryos from the ocean of life and bringing them into existence. The sculpture is about 30 cm x 30 cm and it is glazed with oxides and transparent glaze and … Continue reading

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Female Ceramic Torsos

Ceramic torso with a cold bronze finish, 20” x 16” (50cm x 40 cm) Ceramic torso with a turquoise glaze which I later smoke fired along with some added copper and manganese oxides, 20” x 14” (51 cm x 37 … Continue reading

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Male Ceramic Torsos

Ceramic torso  20” x 16”. This sculpture is made to hang on the wall.  It is smoke fired. Male torso 21” x 16”. This torso is made using black clay. Instead of glazing it, I used a bees wax varnish … Continue reading

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Ceramic torso commission – and the winner is;

My client came today to pick up her ceramic torso; I was wondering which one she’d like best. I made three torso sculptures based on her brief so that she would find one she really liked. She didn’t much like … Continue reading

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Ceramic torso commission, final results

During the last few days I have been finishing off a recent body cast commission. I first wrote a post about it a few days ago here. The client wanted a smoke fired sculpture of herself to present to her … Continue reading

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Torso commission

From the plaster cast torso of the client… To the glazed ceramic torso. It is deliberately under glazed because I want to smoke fire it. …and into the dustbin it goes …along with some sawdust and wood shavings; this is … Continue reading

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Back to work; sculpting a torso

The spring weather is all but gone and I am in my studio concentrating on my alternative portrait commissions. In weather like this it is difficult to get the studio warm enough; I can wear layers of clothes, my client … Continue reading

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Body cast commissions; Blue Simona

I was commissioned to make a ceramic torso for this girl a while back; I call her Blue Simona. I started off by making a plaster cast And from the plaster cast I proceeded to make the ceramic sculpture She … Continue reading

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Body cast commissions

It is a great privilege to be asked to create a ceramic torso for a client. I start off by taking a body cast which I then turn into a plaster mold. I can then start to create a torso … Continue reading

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