Masculinity

Plume

This sculpture is following my usual method of having an overall idea about what I am doing and allowing myself and the sculpture to evolve during the process of making. Starting from the mold and building the head in plaster first, then de-molding the head from the rubber mold. The Read more…

Masculinity

Fawn

This piece was an investigation into materiality, shape and figure, conjuring up images of ballet, sensuality, sexuality and virility as well as cowardice, labelling and stereotypes. It is made out of oil clay, a feather and wild clematis seeds. Working small scale makes it an investigative piece – researching materials Read more…

Flashing

Serenity

As part of my investigations into the theme of masculinity I was making heads of imaginary people accentuating some features to find out what certain ways of doing things would do to the interpretations of a particular image. I have also started utilising man made materials, some with an industrial Read more…

Clay

Beard Head

This is clearly a work in progress piece and will have a couple of stages to it yet. First of all it will need drying and firing and then possibly glazing if it survives the process. I have already done one like this that has, unfortunately, exploded in the kiln Read more…