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Mark Twain Bronze

Posted by on Jun 8, 2010 in Blog, Scott Streadbeck | Comments Off on Mark Twain Bronze

Mark Twain Bronze

The Mark twain bust was finished today in the foundry. I think it turned out well. He will on his way to the client in Arizona soon. Let me know what you think.

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Madonna and Child

Posted by on May 28, 2010 in Blog, Dennis Smith | 0 comments

Madonna and Child

this Madonna and Child piece by Dennis Smith is on its way to be cast at the foundry. It is for a private commission in Kansas.

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Mark Twain Clay

Posted by on Apr 16, 2010 in Clay, Scott Streadbeck | 6 comments

I just finished the Mark Twain bust in clay.  It is in the mold making department receiving its first coats of silicon rubber.  The photo was taken a few days ago when the clay was about 75 % completed. I will be sure to post a completed bronze photo in the next few weeks.

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New Commission

Posted by on Mar 15, 2010 in Blog, Scott Streadbeck | Comments Off on New Commission

I am excited to make mention here on the blog that I am starting a portrait of the famed author Mark Twain.  This portrait is for a client in Arizona.  I am excited to do a commission of such a noteworthy individual.  His unique features and flowing hair and mustache will make him extremely fun to sculpt.

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First Vision

Posted by on Mar 12, 2010 in Blog, Kriag Varner | Comments Off on First Vision

First Vision

I have heard now from a few people that Kraig Varner has done the best sculpture depicting Joseph Smith’s First Vision. I would have to agree with those comments. A careful balance of grace and strength. The original sculpture can be found in the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City. These photos show the clay for and updated version of the piece that Kraig is currently working on. This new work is over 40″ tall. The piece still has a bit of refinement left to be done, but should be completed in the next couple of weeks.

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