How to Carve Stone for Sculpture.

How I carve stone for sculpture for interiors. Rodin is reputed to have said, ‘I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don’t need.’   Indeed  this method is often referred to as ‘direct carving’ and I sometimes work in this way, working from my imagination from

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New Sculpture App on StatueFindr

There is a new app which lists all the public sculptures in the City of Westminster including my work ‘Aspirations’ in Curzon Street. This is particularly good when you are taking a walk round London as it gives details of all the sculptors who created the works.   Here is

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September 2015 Sculpture Exhibition

My exhibition of new and recent sculpture for interiors and the garden begins on Sunday 13th September until 27th September. For details go to the home page at http://johnbrown-sculptor.co.uk/ I shall be exhibiting two completely new garden sculpturea – a reclining figure in iron resin, and a vertical piece entitled ‘Amour

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BBC2 Appearance: Martha Lane-Fox features John Brown’s Sculpture on Artsnight.

Martha Lane Fox features John Brown Sculpture A couple of weeks ago my sculpture was featured on BBC2 when Martha Lane-Fox discussed  the merits of using sculpture to help  create a special environment for autistic with philanthropist, entrepreneur and  business woman, Dame Stephanie Shirley.   Her philosophy is that it

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Sculpture in Hospitals

The placement of sculpture in hospitals can be something of a contentious issue with people who believe that the NHS should not be spending money on works of art.   However, it is the general rule that these are funded by charitable donations from those who feel that providing a pleasant

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Creating a Garden Sculpture

How I create a garden sculpture Creating a garden sculpture of course usually begins with a personal idea, or in the case of a commission with a discussion with the client.  The majority are created in the method shown in the attached slide show.  My garden sculptures are usually cast in

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Garden Sculptures

The Exhibition of garden sculptures at Borde Hill Gardens in West Sussex is sure to be a great success when it opens to be public on 1st May and continues until the end of September. Sculpture by 14 artists will be placed around the formal gardens and woodlands in this

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Garden Sculpture

My garden sculpture over the years has been placed in small town gardens, vast country estates, suburban patios and also in roof gardens.  It is also satisfying to know that several pieces have been placed in the quiet gardens of hospitals, a setting which gives enjoyment to patients and staff

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Limited Edition Sculpture for sale

Limited Edition garden and interior sculpture for sale Limited Edition garden and interior sculpture for sale in bronze and bronze resin is a mainstay of my sculpture output, particularly in my case for garden sculpture.   I always limit the editions to twelve works, which gives them a rarity not

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Contemporary Sculpture for Sale

John Brown’s Contemporary Sculpture Contemporary Sculpture has gained in popularity in recent years and is not only within the reach of the rich and famous.  Not everyone can afford an Antony Gormley, a Damien Hirst or a Henry Moore, but there are plenty of people who are looking for contemporary

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