Ed Walker Attends Weeklong Sculpture Workshop

Ed Walker, owner of Carolina Bronze Sculpture, NC’s only commercial fine art bronze casting foundry, has attended a week long figure modeling class with well-known sculptor, Philippe Faraut in upstate NY.

During the week, Ed learned about sculpting both the figure and portraits. Ed commented that, “As one of the in-house sculptors for Carolina Bronze, this workshop greatly increased my skills with sculpting the figure. This training will help me with several upcoming sculpture commissions.” Visit http://edwalkerart.com

Philippe Faraut is a figurative artist specializing in life-size portrait sculptures and monumental stone sculptures. His media of choice are water-based clay and marble. From his extensive research of the human face he developed a technique of modeling the portrait that he shares with his sculpting students during his numerous sculpting classes and seminars taught throughout the US. Visit http://philippefaraut.com/

More Progress on Sculpture

To create this 12′ tall sheet aluminum sculpture, I first made full size cardboard templates. From these, I was able to cut and bend all the aluminum. Individual pieces were welded and finished, then assembled. You can see some of the supports in the base. Steel rods run through the entire sculpture for added strength. Still have more to do!

John Mitchell, Jr Study

Just finished working on a study of John Mitchell, Jr.  Hoping to do some more portraits.

“Little” Art Show

Attended the International Sculpture Conference in New Orleans, LA during the week of October 1-5. Had a great time with family and friends. Ate lots of good food and saw lots of art. Here are some pictures from the “Little” Art Show that I participated in. All works had to be less than 8″x8″x8″. Also a great picture of old friends Gene Koss and Barry Bailey during the opening at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

Occoneechee Boy Scout Council Sun Dial

Just finished installing a sundial for the Camp Durant which is the main camp facility for Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America and is located in Carthage, NC. The Boy scouts still have to add  the brick patio and level the sundial. Can’t wait to see it all finished!BSA 1