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Cape White-eyes

Two Cape White-eyes on a Leonotis leonurus (wild dagga) – sculpted for the Leeu Dassenberg Collection of maquettes of fauna and flora specific to Franschoek in the Western Cape. Medium: Bronze, Height: 300mm

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Greyhound portrait

Part of a series of portraits that I am working on with my colleague Cristina Salvoldi. The final installation will be a line up of dogs and cats (I’m the dog person, she the cat person), titled: (Non) judgement. Will put up more information once […]

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Wild dogs – new set

A new set of wild dogs, slightly smaller than the previous set I sculpted a few years ago. I included in these a family group of a mother and her pups. Medium: Bronze, Height: 100mm

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Deerhound portrait

Part of a series of portraits that I am working on with my colleague Cristina Salvoldi. The final installation will be a line up of dogs and cats (I’m the dog person, she the cat person), titled: (Non) judgement. Will put up more information once […]

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Cement Warthog

Titled “On Safari in the Concrete Jungle” This was my first experience working with concrete as a final sculpting medium, and I was very surprised at how versatile it can be. The sculpture was on the 2010 Young Concrete Sculptor Award competition exhibition at the […]

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Life size Elephant

This life size elephant bull was sculpted under the direction of Jean Doyle and the Doyle Art Foundry.  The project  took 2 years to complete, of which 3 months were spent sculpting the original piece in wax clay. Massive blocks of polystyrene were joined together […]

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Martial Eagle

A commissioned sculpture of a martial eagle coming in to land.  The original was sculpted out of white oil based clay, which was then molded and cast into bronze. Medium:  Bronze,  Wingspan:  1150mm

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Elephant Family

The original pieces, sculpted in white oil based clay. These were then molded and cast into bronze.  The patina has a reddish colour, reminiscent of the colour of the elephants in Addo Elephant Park who were my subjects for these sculptures.  The ground there has […]

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Deolinda Rodrigues Portrait

In this large scale portrait I wanted to capture the beauty and pride that I saw in the aged photograph I had as a reference. Sculpted under the direction of Jean Doyle and the Doyle Art Foundry. Wax clay original, Height: 1.2 meters

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Dachshund

A sculpture of my dachshund, Jack, whose favourite place was sitting on the edge of the deck, surveying the world.  The wooden base is from ethically sourced wood Medium: Ceramic,  Height: 290mm