A Dragon for Flint.

The Dragon is intended to be a monumental steel drawing in space, the symbol of Welsh pride, through which, though not obscured by, the Castle ruins can be seen. A lasting imposing trace of the weight of history. My desire is that they balance and acknowledge that this is a nation for all it’s citizens.

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And to give an idea of the possible scale.

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For the future?

Ideas for sculptures in the landscape.

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A collection of Macquettes

This collection of macquettes is from an earlier existing body of work which I am currently revisiting. Click on the images to see the full photograph. All photos © Nick Eames.

 

 

Kokopelli

The full sized maquette of Kokopelli is now outside the chapel in Cilcain.

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Kokopelli

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Kokopelli

 

On the chapel railings Nick has left this description.

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After making these pictures I sat with Nick in his studio talking about his work and made some informal portraits of him.

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The shell the symbol of the Camino de Santiago is the inspiration for another work based on the North Wales pilgrims way from Holywell to Bardsey.

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Images and text David Allen

Buddies

“Buddies” the sculpture for Ysgol Y Foel is ready and waiting in the sculptor’s yard. It will shortly go on display outside Capel Gad pending the school being ready to move it to its permanent home. A better quality photo to follow shortly.

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Jade Jones Golden Girl

Jade Jones has won an Olympic Gold again for Taekwondo. Last time I developed a macquette for a proposed statue, here is the link. Jade Jones statue

Gallery

Chipping off the mould.

This gallery contains 12 photos.