Category Archives: Abstract Sculptures

For the future?

Ideas for sculptures in the landscape.

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‘Kokopelli’

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

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Kokopelli

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

On the chapel railings, Nick has left this inscription:

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After taking these pictures, I sat with Nick in his studio talking about his work, and produced 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, running from Holywell to Bardsey.

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Images and text: David Allen

‘Buddies’ – An update

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‘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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Chipping off the mould…

This gallery contains 12 photos.

The sculpture grows in the woods…

The final phase of casting the sculpture, which is covered in the segments of moulds.

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Viewing the work

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Work progresses on a commission…

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Studio sketch of the commissioned work as it could look when complete

Here is a sketch of a commissioned work. The initial maquettes have been shown previously. Click on the images below to view in full scale!

The casting process begins: