My tiny abstract female torso sculpture that I designed in ZBrush has successfully been printed in bronzed steel. The sculpture arrived in the mail and was made at Shapeways in New York, NY, USA. I sent them my virtual file and using their
After many months of work, I've finally launched my new website design. This has been the most labour intensive website design ever and the fifth incarnation of my virtual presence. The graphic design and layout were created by my beautiful and
Recently, there has been some discussion on social media about artistic authorship and how much of an artist's "hands-on" work must be done to ethically qualify the resulting artwork as their own. Up until recently, I have carved each and
Here is an example of how it is. I posted a blog on the Seymour Art Gallery’s annual “Start with Art” exhibition a few weeks ago, and I posted a link to it on my Facebook page. A woman whom I graduated
I started a Facebook project last year wherein I am searching for pictures of sculptures that I have carved in my 30+ year career as a professional artist. I estimate that I’ve carved over 10,000 creations, including utilitarian items such
This is another sculpture (left) that was inspired by another artist’s work - this time by Frank Zeilder. I was first introduced to painter Frank Ziedler at a group show at the CityScape Arts Space in North Vancouver several years ago.
For the month of September 2008, Michelle and I were in Pietrasanta, Italy. I was working at Studio SEM, partially carving several marble sculptures which we had shipped back to Vancouver so I could finish them in my own studio.
This sculpture is another in a series of abstract forms that I have done. With “Invitation to a Pearl” I again use the ellipse as the outside edge of the composition. This piece is part of a series of elliptical
There are several shapes and forms that pervade in an artist’s mind through their lives and recur in their compositions. There are the elliptical compositions of Raphael, the egg form in Brancusi’s work and the straight black line of Mondrian
There are numerous techniques for carving stone and each depends on the type of stone, the scale of the sculpture and the complexity of the composition. This short video shows me working on a large, abstract sculpture which I am carving