I learnt to cast bronze by working with John Worth for a few years, before setting up a small foundry in my backyard. However the logistics eventually became too hard, so I now get them cast elsewhere.
Sisters By Choice was a collaboratiive piece, for which I went to China a few times. The bronze was forged over there, then they forged a second version which is in Nelson Park, at Alexandra Headlands.
I used to use ciment fondu quite a lot, especially for large pieces. Now I prefer to make things I can lift by myself. Having said that, I love making huge pieces like the mammoth, which by its nature demanded to be big.
Monumental bronze, swan's wing span is 6.3 metres. Commissioned, for Maroochy's sister city in China and also Alexandra Headlands. Collaboration piece, fabricated in Xiamen.
Life-sized bronze portrait of Ben, an Akita, commissioned, now in New Zealand. Cast in my backyard foundry.
Small bronze rocking goat. SOLD. I cast two more last year but now I've retired the mould.
Bronze, about 32cm long, cast in my backyard foundry.
One of many small bronze rocking horses I cast in my foundry. SOLD.
Small rocking dogs cast in my backyard foundry. Being ute dogs, they rock sideways.
Small rocking bull with cattle egret in attendance. SOLD.
Bronze, based on an earlier sandstone carving I'd done. Available.
Playground sculpture, ciment fondu, built for Housing Commission units, Caloundra. Slippery slide down the back.
White cement over polystyrene. Now lives in the Blue Mountains.
The first chicken dancer I cast. There were 4, and these led to a series of paintings as well.