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Studio clearance sale

Clearing out my studio! Starting with the torsos. I used to base my ceramic torsos on live casts – …which I turned in to molds. I would then layer clay inside these molds and create individual pieces. Like so;   Lady and lizards. … Continue reading

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Ceramic torsos – angel

Very smoke fired ceramic torso with a pair of wings; the piece is made in 3 parts and the dimensions is about 23” x 37” or 60 cm x 93 cm. I like the way the wings are seriously scorched. This … Continue reading

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Ceramic Workshops in Hastings

I am running one to one and one to two ceramic workshops from my studio overlooking the Old Town of Hastings. If you would like to try your hand at pottery and sculpting in clay, or if you already know … Continue reading

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Life casting classes

So this man calls me up from Belgium and wants to come over to Hastings for the weekend to learn how to do life casting AND how to make a mold of his cast so that he can make ceramic torso sculptures … Continue reading

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Sold

A Dutch Gallery owner came to view my work yesterday. He only wanted to see male ceramic torsos, so I re-hung the studio with all my male sculptures. …and …he bought them all. Every single one on the wall. The … 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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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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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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