Making a statue of your father is a challenging undertaking at any time, but when he is in hospital, well that complicates the task. It made for a very emotional process. So many times rubbing his cheek or forehead was a caress.
The final piece was well reviewed by the two most important critics and now sits in my parents home.
Life size, finished with a bronze lustre glaze, and standing on an oiled mahogany base.
I will make some ‘magical’ horses – with extra long legs or wings. But first, here is a fairly regular Horse of a Different Colour
See also Kitty’s Donkey in Commissions.