When buying a piece of art, you have many options. One of the most important things to consider is whether you want to commission a bronze sculpture or if you want to purchase a limited-edition sculpture. Both are excellent ways to increase your private or public art collection.
Most commissions are one-of-a-kind sculptures. In many cases, they build upon an idea that was already sculpted. Because of the costs involved in creating molds, which are necessary for every sculpture, an artist can often save a commissioning group money if he can use portions of past sculptures when creating a unique piece of art.
Limited Edition Bronze Statues
Since creating a bronze sculpture is expensive, with the molding and casting costs being the largest factor, most sculptures which are not specifically commissioned are offered in a limited edition. Generally, the edition size is less than 50. The sculptor does not cast every piece in the edition at one time. Instead, the artist authorizes the casting as needed. The edition number will generally be indicated in the casting itself, along with the artist’s signature. For example, 12/50 would indicate this piece was the 12th out of an edition of 50. It is always possible that the edition will never be fully completed, but once the artist has cast the maximum number, the molds are destroyed.
Since I was a child, I was an animal advocate and equine enthusiast. I started showing equines professionally at the age of 8 years old. Equines were my first love and became some of my first pieces of art I created in sculpture. After a career in executive management, I retired early and now sculpt full-time. I am a ju
Since I was a child, I was an animal advocate and equine enthusiast. I started showing equines professionally at the age of 8 years old. Equines were my first love and became some of my first pieces of art I created in sculpture. After a career in executive management, I retired early and now sculpt full-time. I am a juried art member of the NH Art Association and the New England Sculpture Association. I work with the Vermont Artisan Designs in Brattleboro, VT and the Foundry I utilize is Custom Castings of Vermont in Randolph Center.
As an artist, art (clay and bronzed sculptures) represents my love, passion, and close relationship with the animal kingdom. I pay particular attention to the detail and expression of the eyes and body language of the animal I am sculpting. I bring them to life with expression, and capture the unique beauty that I see, in a moments time.
My favorite medium is NSP Oil-based clay. My sculptures are then bronzed at foundries using the lost wax process (which takes ~ 2-4 months). Please contact me if you're interested in purchasing one of my sculptures or for custom commissioned work (It can take several months to develop a custom sculpture depending on the mammal or size). ElizabethParker551@gmail.com or VTBronzeArt@gmail.com
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