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November 2017
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on 6th November 2017
 
Making a nice smooth goose to follow a recent Seagull and Coot to the foundry. Next month I am going to the National Poultry Show in Telford to have a look at the fancy chickens and more geese, ducks and turkeys, all of wish I wish I had. But instead maybe I will make.

November 2017
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on 6th November 2017
 
Making a nice smooth goose to follow a recent Seagull and Coot to the foundry. Next month I am going to the National Poultry Show in Telford to have a look at the fancy chickens and more geese, ducks and turkeys, all of wish I wish I had. But instead maybe I will make.

This Summer August 2017
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on 13th August 2017
 
This summer 2017 I am spending a bit of time working out in the sierra foothills. I begin my day at 5:30 AM to focus on my work. Although I am sorely missing the city (S.F.), I will immerse myself once I return.I’ve completed the Diebenkorn series of 7 works of various sizes where I appropriate his color palette. Below is my rather small...

An autobiographical essay
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on 2nd August 2017
 
I have always been longing to art. In a childhood, having read an announcement about the admission to the theater school, I have tried to enter in it. I was admitted and left an ordinary school for this one. There were a lot of boys and a few girls. At the lessons, our chief asked mainly the boys and very seldom the girls. For this reason all the...

January 2017
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on 3rd January 2017
 
In the studio painting the new bronze Blue Cranes. A departure for me, trying specialist metal paint on bronze instead of the unreliable pale patinas. The two Blue Cranes and a Heron will go outside in the South African sunshine, so white and grey patinas would not last. Naturalist painting is proving to be fun, although I am probably poisoning...

December 2016
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on 3rd January 2017
 
Repatinating Sitting Piglet at the foundry.

October 2016
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on 29th October 2016
 
I've still got both original white plaster Staffie and the black bronze Staffie in my studio. The difference in colour changes the form enormously. And so difficult to photograph the black version. I am working at the moment in some quite rough black clay (actually it is a dark reddish purple colour until it is fired), modeling a head portrait...

September 2016
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on 20th October 2016
 
Patinating at Bronze Age foundry, this is an oversized Geometric Tortoise in black - 'liver' - and polished bronze. Some big birds to follow.