Tuesday, July 30, 2013

New Work - Summer Shows (1)

The next event on my show calendar is:

Goderich, Ontario August 9 - 11
I been involved with the Celtic College since its inception. Despite this, I have NOT been invited to teach at this year's Celtic College

I have had a booth in the Artisans area since the very first year of the Festival - making me the only visual artist to have attended every year of the Festival's 20 year history.
Again this year expect a display of both functional and artistic pieces with Celtic inspiration - with a special focus on wind powered pieces for the GARDEN.
As in past years, expect some new work related to my demonstration - small sculputural pieces in BRONZE.
Demonstration : Bronze Casting in Sand
 A cornerstone for Festival goers, Darrell's ongoing demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday afternoon always education and entertain.
This year will mark a return to a demonstration that has always been a favourite - bronze casting in green sand moulds. Although the Ancient Celts were defined as a primary 'Iron Age' culture, much of what we know of their art work was preserved in beautiful objects cast in bronze.
Although the main concentration will be on smaller objects, there is a possibility the feature event of the weekend may be the casting of a much larger object, possibly a short sword or a signature plaque for the ongoing 'Market Cross' sculptural project.

Join me for look at the work of the Artisan Metalsmith- and how it relates to the Celtic Iron Age.

'Four Corner Compacted' - Vessels

'Compacted; - Candle holder / Vessel

'Stone Forest - Mini' - Scupture

1 comment:

David Robertson said...

I like the little change holder vessels! Nice control of the process.

Casting a bronze sword. That is an ambitious pour!

Look forward to seeing you on Sat.


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