Timelapse Somnia

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Process in pictures of the work on the relief Somnia. Sandstone, 70 x 50 x 10 cms. Click here to read the first post on this relief.

 

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Beeldhouwerijblog.nl is the blog of Koen van Velzen, sculptor in stone and bronze. Look up my website as well: beeldhouwerijvanvelzen.nl

Somnia

Somnia. Relief in sandstone

Somnia. Sandstone, 70 x 50 x 10 cms.

Read an earlier post about this relief the video and accompanying article

Beeldhouwerijblog.nl is the blog of Koen van Velzen, sculptor in stone and bronze. Look up my website as well: beeldhouwerijvanvelzen.nl

A relief in direct carving method

The holidays are over and so I started a next project last Wednesday: a relief in in the direct carving method. It's still far from finished, but it's starting to show just a bit by now. I'm carving it out of 'beats-me-stone ', a piece that I had lying around and of which I have no idea what exactly it is. It seems like a layered kind of sandstone, but it can also be a slate-like one. Anyway, it turned out te be a beautiful piece to work in, It can be sanded to a very fine grit and carves away very easily. Sometimes you just need a little luck. …Read the whole article…