Marble statue of Shirdi Sai Baba completed

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After a long time of sanding, polishing, and buffing up the statue of Shirdi Sai Baba is finished. It was carved from white Carrara-marble, 1 metre high and 50 cms wide. I just have to cut the rest of the marble block from under it, that is for next week.

marble Shirdi Sai Baba statue-carving finished. Sculptor in stone and bronze

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marble Shirdi Sai statue fine carving process

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After an intermission of a couple of weeks (small tombstone, work for others) I went on with the marble statue of Shirdi Sai Baba. This afternoon at the end of the day I quickly shot a picture with my cellphone, without flash, with fluorescent light. Véry good pictures then. …Read the whole article…

A marble statue of Shirdi Sai Baba

It's been a long time since I posted a message on this blog. But that's not because I've been idle; I have carved several statues for third parties, and because it is not my own work I can not write about it.

I also started with a plaster model for a statue of Pan, about which more later. And finally, I have carved a lingam for a customer in Rotterdam. …Read the whole article…