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Seán Forsyth
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Florence Academy of Art
So I decided to go balls to the wall and invest in a month in Florence. A month long course in the Florence Academy of Art no less. Expensive, but hopefully worth it. I'll be logging my progress here for posterity (not that he ever did anything for us *spit...
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Chip off the old rock...
Banshee So this is quite an old piece now (almost exactly 2 years ago), but I realise I never blogged about it, and might as well store it here on the blog for easier access to photos etc. Also, the blog being what it is, it's a nice way to store the progre...
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No egrets...
I egret nothing.... So I decided to a heron sculpture in the same style as The Last Elk I did previously, but with some slight modifications to the design. As you can see, I kept the triskelion motif, and am using it here as ripples in the pond where he sta...
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I table a motion!
So just when you thought I wooden make any more puns... ...I decided to make a coffee table. Not just any old coffee table though, oh no... I'm opting for an awesome one! One SOOOO ludicrous, the actual chances of me completing it are about the same as... w...
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Showreel 2016
Showreel 2016  (what an apt title for what is essentially a.. um... show reel from... eh... 2016) So I guess it's time I posted a showreel of some sort. This is already outdated of course, but so are all reels I guess. I can't show most of the stuff I do at...
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Abstract forest piece
<Cough!> Ahem. So, yeah, I haven't updated this blog in A-A-A-A-A-AGES and thought I'd better get my act together... So this weekend, inspired by something happening at work, I decided to try my hand at some abstract work. Not normally something I do, so th...
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Stone carving in Pietrasanta- ideas and sketches
So I'm off to do a stone carving course in Pietrasanta soon (can't wait!) and was told I could carve anything I wanted to, as long as I could comfortably lift up the size of the stone required and that the design could be scaled depending on what that size ...
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Some surfaces are harder than others...
So I was bored and decided to do some hard surfaces tests in ZBrush (you know, something non-organic, the kind of thing you'd normally model in a typical 3D app such as 3dsMax or Maya). After looking at some tutorials from the excellent Michael Pavlovich  o...
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At the Beckett call of the forge...
So as the holidays were quite long over the Christmas period this year, I decided to try my hand at making another clay piece, with the potential for casting it in bronze if it turns out reasonably okay. I ordered some clay from Cork Art Supplies before the...
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