Tag Archives: Maquettes

Work progresses on a commission.

Here is a sketch of a commissioned work. The initial maquettes have been shown before.

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Studio sketch of the commissioned work as it could look when complete


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The full sized version of the tallest piece in the group. From this a mould is taken.


Making the mould-1110108

Nick at work shaping the full sized model with clay prior to taking the mould. The first sections of the mould can be seen at the bottom of the picture.


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The casting process begins.





Showing in Theatr Clwyd

From next Monday I will be displaying a collection of my small pieces at Theatre Clwyd in Mold, North Wales.  They will be for sale at the theatre. I will post pictures and a list of what is available in the next few days.

The Ferryman:- shown by kind permission of David Allen. Photo © David Allen and Nick Eames



Winter work

This gallery contains 7 photos.

After a break over the Christmas Holiday I am back at work in and outside the studio. The work on Teulu is going ahead and I am planning to have the sculpture in place in the Spring of this year. … Continue reading

A memorial for the miners of North Wales?

North Wales has had a long history in the mining of coal, lead, copper and other minerals.

photo © David Allen 2013


Work bench

Pieces of castings scattered on my work bench in the studio. Note the marble like finish on the pyramid and half dome shapes.



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Jade Jones statue

This is the final version of the maquette of Jade Jones Taekwondo Olympic Champion 2012. I propose an over life sized version for a suitable site.

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The Piper and the Ferryman: maquettes

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Both currently being built on a larger scale: pictures to follow 

All Photographs Copyright David Allen