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Sculpture is my language ~ yet with the assistance of my partner and wife, Colette, I am pleased to offer you some of my thoughts about my creative process.

 

Boulder of Jadeite found in Burma -

Dear Collector Friend,

It’s fall here, gorgeous piercing burgandy and rust coloured leaves everywhere. There is also the rain, which is really adventageous when viewing rough jade boulders. While visiting the Jade Ranch just recently, it was a drizzly day and the boulders small chunks some square some rectangle or oblong. If the…

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Power in My Hands -

Dear Collector Friend,

Have you ever been overwhelmed by too many choices and wanted some clarity of mind? Maybe you have a tranquil landscape, room, music or artwork to escape to. When faced with this feeling in the studio, I consider the sculptural subject I’m working on – is it a polar bear…

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Five Modern Masters, Four of Which I’ve Been Inspired By -

Dear Collector Friend,

In the midst of summer, there is almost no break for an artist. While I’ve recently completed a series of new work featured in the art catalogue “My Wild Earth” (thank you to all who subscribed to it), I dream of future travels to experience sculpture by some of the…

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Lapis Lazuli – Ancient Gemstone of Blue Beauty -

Dear Collector Friend,

  One of the second gemstones I started working on when I expanded my repertoire with jade was lapis lazuli. I have been entranced by its piercing blue presence ever since. From the 1980’s onwards, it has become more and more rare to find the purest colours of lapis, yet…

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The History of Jade Gemstone Art -

Dear Collector Friend,

Jade has always been my premier gemstone of choice. I fell in love with this entrancing material even before I saw it. Standing, many years ago, among a group of people who were having a conversation about different gemstones, I overheard someone mention the word “jade”. I felt so familiar…

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