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Dennis’ upcoming Show

Posted by on Feb 4, 2011 in Blog, Dennis Smith | Comments Off on Dennis’ upcoming Show

Dennis Smith has an upcoming show at Williams Fine Art in Salt Lake City starting February 10th. On the 10th at 6:30 Dennis will have an Artist’s reception where he will be making remarks about his paintings and reading some of his poetry. Hors d’eouvres and Alderwood Farms Fudge will be served. Williams Fine Art is Located at: 200 East South Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84111 – 801-534-0331 Check out their web site here. The Show continues through February 28th. Dennis will have at least 25 of his recent paintings there, it will be worth checking...

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Life-size “Second Star to the Right”

Posted by on Feb 3, 2011 in Blog, Clay, Scott Streadbeck | 1 comment

The months of work are finally over! Last week I completed the clay for the monument “Second Star to the Right”. I am happy with how it turned out. Its off to the molding department getting its first coats of rubber. I hope we all can relate to this piece, I know I can. I grew up hearing many stories related to me by my Grandparents. Their experiences and examples will always be part of who I am. I hope I can leave a positive influence on my own children (and someday grandchildren). There is nothing greater that we will leave on this earth than our influence on others. I hope...

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Mother and Infant

Posted by on Dec 21, 2010 in Blog, Dennis Smith | Comments Off on Mother and Infant

This sculpture is one of my favorites of Dennis’. I love how natural and comfortable the piece feels. Dennis has a gift to be able to say much with his gestures. We received a casting back from one of our galleries and I thought I ought to get a good picture of it before it is off to another.

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Kristina

Posted by on Oct 12, 2010 in Blog, Dennis Smith | Comments Off on Kristina

A few nights ago at the Art Center I noticed beautiful stormy blue clouds comming in and I ran and got my camera and flash. I went to the edge of the Art Center’s parking lot where Dennis Smith’s sculpture “Kristina” stands. the stormy sky was creating such a nice backdrop, I set up my speedlight to throw some light on the sculpture and came out with a couple of fun shots.

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Second Star on the Right Clay

Posted by on Sep 20, 2010 in Blog, Clay, Scott Streadbeck | 1 comment

This is a photo of the just completed sculpture “Second Star on the Right”. This is the small scale model for the life-size sculpture to be completed soon. The small model is currently being molded in the foundry. Once the mold is finished we will cast a wax replica and ship a copy to a sculpture enlargement company. They will digitally scan the wax and enlarge it to over six feet tall. The sculpture will be milled in foam and shipped back to us in Alpine. Once I have the foam I will spend a day or two carving additional detail into the foam. Next, I will cover the foam in clay...

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