Open Studio

May 28, 2014 § 1 Comment

Open-Studio-Invitation…with the help of motorised transport, we have relocated to new workshop premises in Belford where we are holding an Opening Event on Monday 2nd June 6.30-8.30pm. Please click on above image to enlarge for details.  Including an exhibition of War Horse artworks and artists books for sale.

Arrived The big Rochat newly arrived

large-press-1 …and now ready to print!

We look forward to seeing you if you can make it.

 

War Horse Exhibition – Edinburgh

May 21, 2014 § Leave a comment

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Originally commissioned by Michael Morpurgo for the concert & reading ‘War Horse: Only Remembered’ the above image is on display alongside a number of etchings, working drawings and sculptures resulting from last years research work on site with The Kings Troop.

There is a Private View and closing event on Friday 30th May at Summerhall www.summerhall.co.uk with some proceeds of sales going to the veterans charity Combat Stress. Please click on the above image to enlarge and do come along if you can. Friends and families welcome.

 

‘Standing To’ at Summerhall

May 7, 2014 § 1 Comment

Standing-To-bronze-&-etching ‘Standing To’ – bronze 30″ x 18″, on display alongside a selection of drawings and etchings, at Summerhall, Edinburgh

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The exhibition continues until the end of May. www.summerhall.co.uk  Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1QH 0845 874 3000

The Midas Touch

May 7, 2014 § 4 Comments

Horse-head-&-torso-gold ‘Standing To’

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Standing-To-3-4-rear-gold I was lucky to visit the foundry last week and see the cast almost finished, but prior to patination, which if you are new to this like me, is fascinating, bordering on alchemy in fact when you see the gold and rainbow colouring. The complexity of the original wax means that some harness and tack had to be removed and cast or moulded separately and then painstakingly welded back on, whilst keeping the hand-made feel of the original. This was down to Keith at the foundry, thank you very much. www.powderhallbronze.co.uk

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