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Brian Hollingworth - Custom made Dog Sculpture Commissions - Your own Dog made into a sculpture.

Brian Hollingworth began his long career as a sculptor working in ceramics. A popular commission has always been custom made sculptures of dogs.

 As a keen dog owner this was always a pleasure for him to make. He still makes individual sculpture of dogs on commission.

These dog sculptures can be made in clay and fired as ceramics in a bronze glaze. Dog sculptures can also be in foundry bronze or bronze resin.

 These custom made dog sculptures  are often sculptures made from photographs.

He make sculptures that reflect the individuality of each dog, He captures not only the form but the character of every dog he is commissioned

Examples of Dog Sculpture made to Commission- The clients own dog sculpture.

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Brian Hollingworth - Commissioned Dog Sculptures

Working from a clients photographs Brian Hollingworth  creates unique dog sculptures.

Before he begins Brian Hollingworth sketches and draws to learn the details of each particular dog 

 

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dog sculpture commission of own dog

Wooden tools take over as the texture is added to the form of the dog sculpture.

 There is careful attention to keeping the anatomy and distinctive attitude of the German Wirehaired Pointer

Pictures below show the original picture from the client and the finished sculpture. The client actually sent Brian a disc of pictures - really helpful to have so many.

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"Think I got this one spot on ! It's got the character as well as the sculptural form."

 

yorkshire terriers dog sculpture made on commission pair of terriers dogs owned by Duncan James

 The terrier dogs shown in the pictures above were commissioned by Duncan James of 'Blue''

Using photographs Brian Hollingworth works with the client to create a sculpture that is not only like the dog but reflects the character.

 

Duncan James with mother and the terriers. (Brian Hollingworth centre) The two dogs are shown next to the finished sculpture.

Brian has made many sculptures of dogs for clients. He like to work from photographs to get a good likeness of the dog.
If possible he makes a sculpture the dog in a favourite pose so that it is not just a dog but 'your' dog.
Throughout the process you will be send photographs by email. You may suggest alterations.
 Brian  often suggests to a client thinking about where you are likely to display the sculpture in your house.
 This can be very helpful when considering the size required..
Price depends upon the size you decide on.- and the pose and complexity of the sculpture depending on the breed.

As a guide price - These are only guide prices all dogs vary in complexity and time taken
A sculpture approx 50cms high the fee would be £450 - £600
A smaller scale usually about 20cms - £250 -£300
Mid size 35sms high -£350 - £400

Large life size dogs can be made - price depends upon the size.

Dog sculptures can also be made in foundry bronze and bronze resin. - prices quoted for these commission depending on size and complexity.

Please be aware that bronze prices fluctuate with the commodity market

These are only guide prices as designs and dogs vary in complexity.

To enquire about dog sculpture phone 0115 9262430

email        -          bhsculpture-web@yahoo.co.uk 

 
 

 


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                   Pictures of Brian at work shown on Facebook