My new standing otter sculpture has been cast!

I now have the first casts of my new standing Otter sculpture! ‘Erik’ the Otter is being produced as a limited edition of 300 pieces. Within the edition he will be available in three different cold-cast finishes; bronze, pewter and Iron. He stands at 14.5″ tall (approximately 40cm) and weighs a hefty 6kg. The Otter… Continue reading My new standing otter sculpture has been cast!

My new Otter Sculpture is finally finished!

This is the original Erik Otter sculpted in modelling wax. It was then moulded and is being cast as a limited edition with iron, pewter and bronze finishes. Erik stands at 14” tall.

‘Erik’, the new Otter sculpture is finally finished! The wax original is now in the process of being moulded by Lakeland Mouldings, in the Lake District. Once the mould is made then the Otter sculpture will go into production. The sculpture is the life size of a four to five month old Otter standing upright… Continue reading My new Otter Sculpture is finally finished!

New Flat Coated retriever artwork

I designed this new Flat coated retriever artwork some time ago (in my head!), and now I’ve finished the wax relief original. The next step is to get it moulded locally, and I can then start casting them in my studio here in Cumbria. They will be made by hand in both cold-cast pewter and… Continue reading New Flat Coated retriever artwork

New Otter Sculpture update

An update on my new otter sculpture. I’ve been working on ‘Erik’, my otter sculpture again recently. The anatomy of his hind legs is finally sorted, so I’m now applying the final fur detail. The next step… Once I’ve finished this wax original, Lakeland Mouldings in the English Lake District, will cast the limited edition… Continue reading New Otter Sculpture update

New Otter Sculpture

My new Otter Sculpture is of a young male which I’ve called ‘Erik’. I’m sculpting the original in modelling wax, which when finished, will be moulded and cast. It will be produced as a limited edition in both cold-cast bronze and cold-cast iron. I have ancestral roots in Scandinavia, Iceland and Shetland, and a Grandfather… Continue reading New Otter Sculpture

Last orders for Christmas on Just Kirsty Sculpture & Gifts

Last orders for Christmas from my ‘Just Kirsty Sculpture and Gifts’ British Craft House store is Friday 15th December. Please make any purchases intended as Christmas gifts by Friday to give them the best chance of being delivered in time! Thank you! Kirsty 

Erik the Otter Sculpture

I’m currently working on my Erik the Otter Sculpture. Erik is a life-sized otter cub and stands at about 14” tall. Although the stylised fur I add to my animal sculptures takes a very long time, I do enjoy it and I only have to do it on the original wax once. It is then… Continue reading Erik the Otter Sculpture

New Otter Sculpture

I’ve been creating a new Otter sculpture on and off for a while now. I fit the sculpting of new limited edition pieces around orders from my SHOP. The next stage… I’ve now finished the head and the composition, and I’ve added basic anatomy. Next will be my favourite part; refining all the detail, and… Continue reading New Otter Sculpture

Just Kirsty Sculpture and Gifts Shop

My Just Kirsty Sculpture & Gifts Shop on the British Craft House has been established since this new selling platform launched a few years ago. The whole site has recently had a complete make over and looks fantastic! As well as my SHOP there are hundreds of other independent British artists and crafters on the British… Continue reading Just Kirsty Sculpture and Gifts Shop

Donation to the Hare Preservation Trust

I’ve just made another donation to the Hare Preservation Trust for £75. My sculpture of Harriet Hare is almost life-sized and I produce it in five different finishes. The 125th Harriet (from the limited edition of 150) will be heading off to the United States shortly. I make a donation to the Hare Preservation trust… Continue reading Donation to the Hare Preservation Trust

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