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Making a Driftwood Owl – Part 4

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The completed Tawny Owl I decided to build up the owl’s feet on top of the existing stand. I found some suitably twisted pieces of wood that could be cut to resemble claws and fixed them securely with screws. An … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Heron – Part 4

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The completed Heron Work on day 4 on the driftwood heron was concentrated on adding detail to the sculpture. The first coating of glue and wood filler had dried out well and the loose shavings were brushed out before I … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Heron – part 1

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Following the driftwood horse and hare, I decided to create a driftwood heron as a feature for the ecoarts garden pond. It was a miserable wet day so beachcombing didn’t make much appeal and it was a case of going … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Hare – part 5

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The completed Hare We missed out on any sunshine so it was back to the workbench in the studio for today’s work. My main priority was to get the feet built up after putting the framework in place yesterday. I … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Hare – part 4

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Today was cold and overcast so work was confined to the studio. I wanted to improve the legs of the hare today. After shuffling through my stock of driftwood, I found a piece that suggested a foot or claw. This … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Hare – part 3

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The weather was perfect for working outside this afternoon so everything was set up to apply some more detail to “Hartley Hare” ( as he has been named!). I had the basic shape in place yesterday and had started building … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Hare – part 2

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It was a cold and wet start to Day 2 on the driftwood hare sculpture, meaning work started in the studio rather than outdoors. I’d much rather be working outside, even on a sculpture of this size. It is so … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Hare – Part 1

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Having enjoyed making the driftwood horse so much, I couldn’t wait to get started on another creation so decided to make a hare for the garden. The inspiration for the sculpture is going to be a hare that I photographed … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Horse – Part 6

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The completed Horse The Driftwood Horse is now getting very close to completion after another couple of sessions. I had had strengthened the hooves by bulking them out with a mixture of glue and shavings and this had set enough for … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Horse – Part 5

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It was a glorious sunny day today so any thoughts of doing some work on the computer were quickly banished! The sculpture was quickly set up outside with my remaining supplies of wood, tools and some reference photos. Having basically … Continue reading

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