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Stone Carving
More Stone Grain
You've seen stone grain patterns in the previous blog post. Here's another example featuring a mango and leaf carved from alabaster.
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Stone Grain
You all know wood has grain, right? But did you know that stone can also have grain patterns? Check out this short video and you'll see an example.
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Lorrie Goulet's sculpture "Capriccio (Summer)"
I was honored to represent Lorrie at her opening reception held at Harmon-Meek Gallery in Naples, Florida. It was a beautiful show!
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The Compleat Sculptor
The Compleat Sculptor is where I began my stone carving journey in 1999. They've got everything for sculptors, including a quarry's worth of stones!
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Attach sculpture to base
Ever wonder how sculptures become attached to those bases that they sit upon? In this 20-second video I attach my sculpture "Moriko" to a base. Enjoy!
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Eight years ago I began an apprenticeship with master sculptor Lorrie Goulet. She's passing on as much of her 70+ years of experience to me as possible.
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Left profile of "Oriata" torso
I'm very happy with this piece now. Lorrie Goulet helped me through some rough patches, that's for sure! I look forward to carving Carrara marble again.
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"Oriata" Carrara torso in progress
I had to take off the too-small head. It was painful, but necessary. From then on, I've only used the material to carve pieces directly. No more maquettes.
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"Oriata" marble torso in progress
After cleaning off many of the tool marks, it starts to dawn on me that if a maquette doesn't have good proportions the finished piece won't either!
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Carrara marble block
I'm still working with my maquette. I didn't know the joys of direct carving at the time. Makes me cringe to think about that now.
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