- Have now hoisted the gallery 1 metre off the floor. More rigging then final lift tomorrow http://t.co/lHiHwPFa 07:09:37 PM April 16, 2012 from Twitter for iPhone Reply Retweet Favorite
- Laura and Tim check out the route for the walk on the hill - hoping for similar weather for Wednesday http://t.co/y6MaZ7rd 11:43:21 AM April 16, 2012 from Twitter for iPhone Reply Retweet Favorite
- Northern Light at the venue and the main structure is taking shape - should be hoisting it off the ground fairly soon http://t.co/ePelZdxx 10:50:19 AM April 16, 2012 from Twitter for iPhone Reply Retweet Favorite
- This looks like a very good way to whet the appetite for Shadows 2012 - BBC 2 17th April 9 pm http://t.co/AYtEasFV 10:19:37 PM April 15, 2012 from web Reply Retweet Favorite
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A murky cool day outside, but at Croy much energy was being created indoors putting the finishing touches to the plaster carvings. The plasters will now be left to dry and then I will seal them with dilute PVA, finally they … Continue reading
A midweek carving session at Croy, much progress was made defining shapes and beginning to work on contrasting finishes, using a wide range of tools.
Down to the nitty gritty, here I am demonstrating how to use tools normally associated with wood carving and stone carving on the cast plaster blocks. Everyone got their drawing transferred onto their slab and managed to get a lot … Continue reading
The imagery and the text of the sculpture panels being created by the community group at Croy is becoming ever clearer. Marion’s group completed their third workshop today. We’ve talked about the Antonine Wall, the Romans and the year 142 … Continue reading
Wk.2 of the sculpture workshops at Croy, fast tracking the design process, changing the scale of components of the designs to work within the square format of the plaster slabs, and an introduction to tools and techniques.
Marion trying to decipher imagery carved on the very worn distance slabs, and working out a good scale to carve different forms.
Saturday’s workshop at Croy was also a chance for Marion and the group to explore some of the design ideas for the sculpture pieces. A recent research trip by Marion to the Hunterian Museum at the University of Glasgow revealed … Continue reading
And as the work on the sculptures began at the Croy Miners’ Welfare, Tim couldn’t resist a dash up to Bar Hill to view the remains of the wall there and to take in the view back to Croy. In … Continue reading
Lead artist Marion Smith describes the process of creating plaster panels for direct carving of the chosen designs Today at the Croy Miners’ Welfare the very first steps were taken in the process of creating eight new sculpted pieces. … Continue reading