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 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

Harriet Hare Sculpture almost sold out

The various Harriet Hare sculpture finishes available

Our limited edition large Hare sculpture is almost sold out. As of December 2023 there are just 20 left unsold from the limited edition of 150 pieces. ‘Harriet’ is an almost life-size Brown Hare. The original was sculpted by hand in modelling wax using traditional sculpting techniques. The 150 piece limited edition made from this… Continue reading Harriet Hare Sculpture almost sold out

Downing Street Festive Market

The Downing Street Christmas market is on today ( 30th November 2022). It features just 12 businesses chosen to attend, and includes The British Craft House, which I’m part of. Dottie, the founder of the British Craft House, will be in Downing Street today manning the stall. It will showcase almost 200 small businesses who… Continue reading Downing Street Festive Market

New Cocker Spaniel piece

Cocker Spaniel pocket treat tin

I’ve just finished a new Cocker Spaniel piece. It’s a shallow relief of a working Cocker Spaniel’s head, and it will be added to my existing Dog product range. It will be moulded shortly and then it will go into production. The original is sculpted in modelling wax, and a mould is then made locally… Continue reading New Cocker Spaniel piece

Animal Sculpture

Animal sculpture. I was in Keswick in Cumbria last week delivering one of my Harriet Hare sculptures to a customer. We arranged to met at the Bronze dog statue, which is in one of the town’s parks. While I was there I thought it might be nice to photograph theses two pieces of animal sculpture… Continue reading Animal Sculpture