When a bone is made transparent, it reveals new and striking internal lines. It is transformed into a dream-like object, solid yet ephemeral, fragile and precious. My process is to observe the actual bone in order to make a ‘portrait’ of a particular bone in clay. This clay sculpture is then cast into precious lead crystal at a foundry using the ancient lost wax process.
Watch the YouTube video below to see my collection of Whale Dreams’ sculptures.
Watch the YouTube video below to listen to my interview with CBC Radio.
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