English Oak on Polished Slate Base
H: 58 x W:20 x D: 19cm
This is one of my few figurative-based sculptures, still an abstract and tactile piece, it's in the creative process where the difference really lies.
On this occasion I made preliminary sketches and a clay maquette before starting the carving. Normally I use a process called direct carving where there is no plan, everything is purely a response to the material itself ...
This is one of my few figurative-based sculptures. Still an abstract and tactile piece it's in the creative process where the difference really lies.
In this case, I made sketches and a maquette in clay before starting which I don't normally do as I use a process called 'direct carving' which means no plan just a direct response to the material.