All posts filed under “Wildlife

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Wildlife: “On Safari in the Concrete Jungle”

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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Wildlife: Rhino

I have tried to emphasize the attitude and stocky build of the rhino by mounting it slightly forward on its base.  The solid cypress base is from ethically sourced wood. Medium: Fired Clay, Height: 290mm                     […]

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Wildlife: Elephant Cow and Calf

In this piece I have tried to convey the feeling of interaction between the elephant cow and her calf.  The rustic oak base is from ethically sourced wood Medium: Ceramic,  Height: 260mm

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Wildlife: Cape Sugarbird

Cape Sugarbird on Protea flower – 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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Wildlife: 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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Wildlife: Cape Eagle Owl

Sculpted for the Leeu Dassenberg Collection of maquettes of fauna and flora specific to Franschoek in the Western Cape. Medium: Bronze, Height: 250mm

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Wildlife: 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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Wildlife: 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