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Loch Arkaig Animal Sculptures – The finishing touches

The four commissioned animal sculptures for the Loch Arkaig Public Art trail are almost completed. The final stage will be to check that they are secure and inspect them closely for any areas that need extra treatment. The Roe Deer … Continue reading

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Loch Arkaig Animal Sculptures part 8: Final phase begins

The Loch Arkaig sculptures are now approaching the final phase. As the subjects chosen for this commission are so varied, each has set its own challenges. The lynx has not posed too many problems, although it is the first time … Continue reading

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Loch Arkaig Animal Sculptures part 7: Capercaillie colour

With detailed work already well under way last week on the capercaillie, it was time to start thinking about colouring the sculpture. I often choose to leave my driftwood sculptures as bare wood but if any creature merits colour then … Continue reading

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Loch Arkaig Animal Sculptures part 6: Roe Deer & Wild Boar detail

With some of the more detailed work already started on the lynx ¬†and capercaillie, it was time to devote a couple of days to the roe deer and wild boar sculptures. Much of the wood salvaged from Loch Arkaig has … Continue reading

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Loch Arkaig Animal Sculptures part 3: Wild Boar and Capercaillie

Sculptures 3 and 4 for the Loch Arkaig project are a wild boar and a capercaillie. The Wild Boar can be quite a sizeable beast and a solid frame was created from locally sourced driftwood. As soon as the delivery … Continue reading

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