When the contours and composition of a marble carving are just right, it just wants to be touched. That’s how it is with “Beluga Dance”. Carrara marble together with turquoise accented hardwood burl base, it will be a popular sculpture. They are 20″high x 10″wide x 9″deep. On display at the Golden Cactus Gallery in White Rock . View the 3D video of the sculpture here.
An indulgence in my passion for the human form! “Golden Vine” is 18″ high x 9″ wide x 10″ deep. She is made from statuario Carrara marble. The vine is made from turquoise inlay and 24k gold leaf. Call 604 536 7324 to view the sculpture.
Together We Can Save the World
Humanity has an opportunity to reverse the damage done to our world by putting “economy” before “environment”. “Together We Can Save the World”. Carrara marble, African wonderstone, Brazillian soapstone and serpentine. 6″ high x 8″ diameter. See the sculpture by calling 604 536 7324 or see the 360 degree video at “Together We Can Save the World”. Call 604 536 7324 to view the sculpture.
A Mothers Love
“A Mothers Love” demonstrates the power of the eagle with the beauty of her defenceless eaglet. 14″ high, and made from soapstone, marble, calcite and chlorite, with glass eyes and a oak base. See the 360 degree video at “A Mothers Love”
Giant Pacific Octopus
“Giant Pacific Octopus” is 70lb of beautiful brazillian soapstone. 12″ high x 20″ long and 16″ deep. It was loaned to the San Juan Islands Museum of Art for the Deep Dive exhibition June-September 2019. See https://fathomstone.com/ to view the sculpture.
Shallow relief in BC Marble 14″ high x 8″ wide x 5″ deep. Call 604 536 7324 to view the sculpture.
Mother and Child
I purchased marble from Massimo Galleni Scultore atelier last summer and am really enjoying working with the material. Smooth, soft and lustrous it lends itself so well to beautiful figurative sculpture. Carrara marble, 13″ high with African wonderstone base. Call 604 536 7324 to view the sculpture.
In 2018 I visited Italy to view the work of the Renaissance masters and study with SculptItaly. I was very moved by Michelangelo’s Pieta at St. Peters and learned much about developing human features and clothing. Blushing Rose is 12″ h x 14″ w x 12″ d. It is alabaster with the rose corsage of translucent Italian alabaster. See the 360 degree video by click on “Blushing Rose” or call 604 536 7324 to view the sculpture.
Don’t Mess With Mama
Where my family and I live in British Columbia, bear sightings are common and it is important to be “bear-aware”. Mother bears will protect their cubs to the death…and don’t mess with Mama! 12″ h x 14″ w x 10″ d including base. Serpentine, chlorite, sandstone and oak. Call 604 536 7324 to view the sculpture or See the 360 degree video at Don’t Mess with Mama
Three Orca Whales Dancing around, and emerging from, a single piece of chlorite stone. I love the action and shapes of this piece. Texture as smooth and lifelike as an orca whale’s skin. “Whale Dance” is 20″ high x 13″ wide and 8″ deep. “Whale Dance” was loaned to the San Juan Islands Museum of Art for the Deep Dive exhibition June-September 2019. See the 360 degree video at “Whale Dance” or call 604 536 7324 to view the sculpture
This little guy was so much fun to create for a new collector. At 4″ high this soapstone critter 360 degree video can be seen at “My Elephant”
“Sailing Wave Form” was inspired by my trip to Italy in June. It was a sculpture in Carrara marble, which I hope to try again in Michelangelo’s favourite media. It is 12″ l x 3″ d x 7″ h. You can see the 360 degree video at “Sailing Waveform” or call 604 536 7324 t see the alabaster sculpture.
Ghost of Aurora
“Ghost of Aurora” was inspired by the early death of Aurora, a beluga whale in captivity, and an actual photo of a diver with a whale in Japan. Translucent alabaster scultpure which is 11″ wide and 6.5″ tall. You can see the 360 degree video at “Ghost of Aurora” or call 604 536 7324 to see the sculpture.
“Honey Sweet” is beautiful honeycomb calcite, a stone as hard as marble with wonderful golden translucent tones veined with bright white minerals. She is 12″wide x 6″deep x 10″ high. See the 360 degree video at “Honey Sweet” or call 604 536 7324 to view.
“Orca Waveform” is an experimental sculpture made from chlorite with veins of iron oxide. An Orca whale emerges from the waveform on one side as another waveform approaches from the opposite side! Call 604 536 7324 to view the sculpture.
Come Swim With Me
“Come Swim With Me” is an Orca Family with attitude! Brazillian soapstone with granite base, approximately 14″ long and 12″ high. View the 360 degree video at “Come Swim With Me”
“Orca Family” is carved from Kisi Stone from Africa. The contours of the whales invite touch, and the shape of the whales tails are classic! The beautiful maple wood burl base are a beautiful organic touch to the overall sculpture. It is 15″ long x 14″ high x 9 ” wide. View the 360 degree video of the sculpture at “Orca Family”
Loosen your Hijab
“Loosen Your Hijab” is lovely honey coloured onyx mounted on a fragrant cedar platform. It 8″ high x 4″ wide x 6″ deep. Click on “Loosen Your Hijab” to view the 360 degree video.
“Navajo Rock” is made from sandstone typical of southern Utah and commemorates the Navajo Native American Peoples of the region.
Shadowmane and Whisper
“Shadowmane and Whisper” is a private commission representing totem animals horse and owl. The collector is also a fan of the “steam punk” genre and they both wear goggles and the piece is resting on a saw blade. It was so much fun to sculpt this from a 200lb block of Texas Limestone.
Beluga Family 2
“Beluga Family 2″ is 16″long x 8″deep x 15” high and is white alabaster. The family continues the theme reflecting the loss of two beluga whales at the Vancouver Aquarium recently. This was a technically challenging work but the theme is also very emotional.
Click on “Beluga Family 2” to view the 360 degree video.
Torso, Blowin’ in the Wind
“Torso, Blowin’ in the Wind” is white alabaster with a granite base. It’s a whimsical rendering inspired by my research to learn more about the history and technique of carving cloth and drapery.
“Black Orca” is a representational sculpture of an “Killer Whale” or Orca. It is rendered in four dimensions: in 3D the dynamic pose is enhanced with a fourth dimension of formline inspired design. It is 12″ h x 11″w x 7″d. It is pyrophilite stone with a granite base. It was honoured by the Richmond Carving Society at its 28th annual juried show and sale held May 26-28, 2017 with top honours for it’s division in the Canada 150 category.
“Black Orca” can be seen in all 4 dimensions by clicking “here”
Aurora and Quila sadly died at the Vancouver Aquarium. We visited them many times beginning when our children were infants. “Beluga Family” is of Carrara marble, from the same Italian quarries as the great renaissance master drew their stone. They are 14″ long and 9″ high including the granite base.
Click on “Beluga Family” to view the 360 degree video.
“Sleeping Beauty” is dreaming and came to me in a dream! is 14″h x 12″w x 9″d. She is made from Brazilian soapstone
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A robust torso representational sculpture of Brazilian soapstone, she is 13″h x 7″w x 7″d. My most common comment is: what was your inspiration for this work! 😉
Click on “Torso #1” or call 604 536 7324 to view
“Chickees” are various sizes and poses 2″h – 4″h and are handcrafted from Brazilian soapstone. They have their own individual personalities, and each is one of a kind.
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$85 – $145 (set of 3, $295)
I love figurative carving. Every human body is perfect is it’s own way. Made from Idaho limestone, she is 12″h x 5″w x 5″d
Little Brown Bear
This cute little brown bear is 4″ tall, made from Brazillian soapstone
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The “Embracing Orcas” were inspired by my families sailing encounters with Orca’s and photographs of pods in their natural environment. Carved from a single piece of Idaho limestone they are 13″h x 9″w x 8″ d with a granite base.
A 360 degree video can be viewed by clicking on “Embracing Orcas”
or by calling 604 536 7324