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Chris Buck

Chris Buck

'Most of the work I produce is pure abstract and sand cast in bronze. I can generally visualise the finished piece the moment I start working with what will eventually become the pattern. This may be wood, cardboard, cloth, plaster, resin or whatsoever comes to hand. For me the evolution of a piece is an organic process. There is no planning or drawing. Rarely am I aware of what the trigger for an idea was; perhaps something glimpsed somewhere or a long forgotten find. I surround myself with found objects; the studio is full of treasures of all kinds, everything from cuttlefish to scrap metal. As soon as the casting arrives from the foundry, I work through all the finishing processes, grinding, filing, texturing, patinating, polishing and finally mounting. This usually takes several days and during this time I play with ideas for the next piece.

It still gives me a real thrill and sense of achievement to have a finished sculpture in front of me. To finally see the contrast between t... [more]

Chris Buck All That You Touch

Chris Buck

All That You Touch

Bronze on Slate

Chris Buck Faith and Love

Chris Buck

Faith and Love

Bronze on Slate

Chris Buck Que Sera

Chris Buck

Que Sera

Bronze

Chris Buck Shining In The Dark

Chris Buck

Shining In The Dark

Bronze on Slate

Chris Buck The Darkening Dawn

Chris Buck

The Darkening Dawn

Bronze on Slate

Chris Buck Wake Up Sleeping III

Chris Buck

Wake Up Sleeping III

Bronze

Chris Buck Through The Sands Of Time

Chris Buck

Through The Sands Of Time

Bronze

Chris Buck We Brightly Shine

Chris Buck

We Brightly Shine

Bronze

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