Tag Archives: Casting

‘Roman Remains’ – Stage 2

The casting of the horse skull with fine artist Florence Bigglestone (@floss_art) continues: Following some subtle reinforcing and restoration, the skull (which has been named ‘Maximus’ – “Are you not entertained?”) has been clayed up, and the first caps of the piece mold are underway, in plaster.

We’ve been joined by Nick’s colleague, Tim Johnson, who has been assisting in documenting the process and working with Florence.

‘Roman Remains’– Casting with Florence Bigglestone

Nick is working with fine artist Florence Bigglestone (@floss_art) this month – safely and with social distancing – to restore and cast a horse’s skull. The cast skull, in plaster, will then be painted and embroidered by Florence to represent the history of chariot racing in Roman Chester. It will be exhibited in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester as part of an exhibition.

These photos show the beginning of the restoration and casting process.

You can check out more of Florence’s work on her Instagram.

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‘The Sisters’ – June Coronavirus Update

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‘The Sisters’ – Coronavirus Update

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Installation of ‘The Sisters’ will resume when restrictions are lifted!
Best wishes, and keep safe! 🙏
– from the socially distancing sculptor.

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‘The Sisters’ – An Update

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These are the stages since the last post…

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Trilogy: Demolding the Third Element

Demolding ‘The Son’ in my sculpture garden.

‘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.’