Category Archives: Working Process

‘The Mother’ – Progress

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This is the second element of the sculpture in the woods, built in deadfall and modelled in rough clay; both locally sourced.

A slideshow of the sculpture, under construction & prior to moulding, can be seen below:

 

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Chipping off the mould…

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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

Iliff and maquette-200057Iliff considers the form of his commission, created out of the core of a great tree.

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:

Raising ‘Teulu’

With the casting of the main body of ‘Teulu’ complete, it is lifted upright.
Spring  2015.

The start of a commissioned work…

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A split section of a tree trunk has revealed the forms that will inspire this work. The slideshow displays an initial sketch, the timber pieces that provide the fuel for the ideas, and an early macquette of one of the forms.