Fen's Blogs

Expressing Energy

Discussion on the importance of movement in visual representations and how an artist's own feel for energy can be transformed to the viewer.

Letting Creativity Flow

My thoughts on how creativity can often be better expressed when we relax rather than when we try too hard.

Preparing for the Foundry

Explanation of my technique using wax and the process of producing a model ready for casting in bronze.

Truth to Materials

Discussion on how 19th Century artists, namely driven by Bauhaus, conformed to a doctrine celebrating the qualities of raw materials and how this has transformed beliefs and desire in the world of bronze today.

Beware Pseudo Bronze

Discussion of the many sculptures passed off as being somehow bronze, that are nothing of the sort.

How to care for Bronze

Explanation of some issues and advice on care of bronzes.