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.
And to give an idea of the possible scale.
Ideas for sculptures in the landscape.
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.
The full sized maquette of Kokopelli is now outside the chapel in Cilcain.
On the chapel railings Nick has left this description.
After making these pictures I sat with Nick in his studio talking about his work and made some informal portraits of him.
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.
Images and text David Allen
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
A split section of a tree trunk has revealed the forms that will inspire this work. The pictures show an initial sketch, the timber pieces that provide the fuel for the ideas and an early macquette of one of the forms. To see the full picture click on the small images.