Two small statues of cats by Vancouver artist Ellen Scobie

Marble cat sculpture

Black marble sculpture standing next to its plaster maquette. I love seeing the repetition of form at the two sizes. Title: “Contemplation”, marble, 19″ x 6″ x 6″

small figurative sculpture maquettes on shelf

On the studio shelf

I like to keep my maquettes at hand in the studio. I rearrange them into different groupings to see if any narrative arises that appeals to me. The two faces …

Artist Andy Goldsworthy blows yellow petals into the air

Leaning into the Wind

I’m so looking forward to seeing Leaning into the Wind, a film about British artist Andy Goldsworthy. His inventive interactions with his environment are mini escapes from our thinking on …

Drawing of man in bright orange coat by Egon Schiele

Looking at Drawings

Looking at drawings is one way I find inspiration when planning new sculptural forms. This portrait by Egon Schiele is arresting in the juxtaposition of the large, flat graphic orange …