We cooperate as an association to advance the practice of sculpture and the reputation and appreciation of sculpture and sculptors in the community. This is regardless of whether or not we make a living from sculpture and regardless of our preferred style or medium. To this end we support artists’ moral rights, we advocate a professional attitude to the production and presentation of work and encourage the artistic and intellectual stimulation of interaction amongst artists of all persuasions.

The May Excursion

image: Gillian Govan
As usual the visit to a foundry was a great success. Though small in numbers the group was enthusiastic and excited to see a bronze pour. On arrival Ewen went through the process explaining different materials and methods of mould making. He showed some works at different stages and in different materials. He explained the lost wax method and about runners, risers and sprews. Terms that were new to many.

image: Bianca
The actual pour by leather clad Ewen and his assistant was small, but we were able to see the smooth running of the process. Before we left Ewen patiently answered our many questions. Thank you Ewen and thanks to Marija Patterson for organising the visit.
Gillian Govan

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