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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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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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New goodies from Dudley Road workshops; smoke firing results

The smoke bins have been going at full tilt at the Dudley Road studios in Hastings, East Sussex! These are the latest results from my smoke firing workshops. I am really pleased with the work and I hope that my … Continue reading

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life casting

To create my torsos, I cast a life model in plaster and then I make a mould from the cast. Each ceramic torso is press moulded using tiny pieces of clay which I incise with different patterns before joining them … Continue reading

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