‘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 its citizens.
And to give an idea of the possible scale:
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.
Jade Jones has won Olympic Gold a second time for Taekwondo. Last time, I developed a macquette for a proposed statue, which can be seen here.
Maquette of the Howl.
Howl in Arrow Park
Working on the clay enlargement.
Howl at the Williamson
Pictures of an early work ‘Howl’ can be seen here.
If you are interested in having a bronze of Ddraig Goch made, you can message me via the contacts page.
North Wales has had a long history in the mining of coal, lead, copper and other minerals.
Photo © David Allen 2013
Bronze maquette commissioned by Margaret Clement-Evans. Full sized version proposed for suitable site in Wales.
With a model figure to show proposed scale of the final version.