31 July 2013
22 July 2013
Keeping it simple.
Lapis Lazuli and 18 carat yellow gold.
I cut this Lapis to a flat tablet, and gave the oval shape a slightly more oblate outline.
The gold has a stonewashed and hand-burnished finish.
Now at Pieces of Eight Gallery in Melbourne.
Of course I can make one just for you, just ask.
4 July 2013
Here a riddle that goes with the statue:
I walked for miles to get it.
I stopped walking to find it.
When I found it, I threw it away.
What am I?
He turned up again. This bronze version is older; Hellenistic. Musei Capitolini, Rome. Note shiny toe.
This little version is 1500's, in the V&A Museum, and is by Severo da Ravenna. I guess he was free wheeling the copy, because its the other foot this time....
Grand Tourists could get a little souvenir version- I didn't see any though.