assorted makings and drawings
 
Bob Trubshaw

most recent first

 

 

    

Three maquettes of female figures
designed to be constructed from Corten steel

cardboard, hot melt adhesive, paint

 

   

a 1:20 scale maquette of the 'Great Torc'
designed to be constructed from Corten steel and concrete then erected alongside the main Coast Road at Snettisham, Norfolk,
with Ken Hill (where several Iron Age gold torcs were discovered) visible through the central aperture;
the scuplture to be spotlit with golden light between dusk and midnight

maquette: cardboard, hot melt adhesive, plaster of Paris, paint
overall height 510 mm

 

two views of unglazed stoneware 'reliquary'
with contorted hazel handle
overall width 600 mm

 

three unglazed stoneware life-size human masks

 

   

small unglazed stoneware figurine

 

ceramic plaques

from a series inspired by Anglo-Scandinavian 'hogback' tombs

 

   

guardian spirits

terracotta; unglazed; antlers

inspired by a wooden Chinese zushi ('idol' or 'shrine') of circa 2,500 BCE

the black figure functions as an incense burner – the smoke 'breathes' out the mouth and eyes

 

moon-bull with a goose bearing the soul of someone about to be born

unglazed stoneware and pewter

 

a 'reliquary'

wood, metal, glass, leather, bone, shell, etc

 

 

foliate mask – first attempt at a moulded leather mask

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more makings:-

STAFFS, STICKS AND OTHER WOOD CARVINGS

POTS (including 'bird bowls')

OLDER MAKINGS