Category Archives: Working Process

‘The Mother’ – Chipping out…

‘The Mother’ is now being chipped out from the plaster caps: These photographs show stages of the process, and ‘The Mother’ beside ‘The Father.’

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Together, these figures form two from the upcoming piece, ‘Trilogy.’

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‘The Mother’ – Cast in situ…

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‘The Mother’ is now being cast beside ‘The Father’ in situ, within the heart of a beautiful protected woodland.

Together, these figures form two of the upcoming piece, ‘Trilogy.’

‘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: