English Robin by Tim Cotterill

Tim Cotterill’s newest sculpture has been long awaited, as it is only the second piece in his Bird Series. This highly anticipated new piece is an English Robin, with beautiful and rich colour, an elegant shape and incredibly low edition size, this sculpture is already creating quite a stir.

English Robin by Tim Cotterill - Frogman Bronze Sculptures

English Robin by Tim Cotterill - Frogman Bronze Sculptures

This English Robin pleasantly chirps while perched upon an old flower pot. Tim pays great attention to detail in this piece, with his two signature lady birds on the rear of the sculpture. Tim has perfected a beautiful balance of weight and grace with English Robin. The English Robin is in edition of only 450 worldwide, adding to the exclusivity of this sculpture.

It is difficult to believe that is and the majority of Tim’s sculptures are made of solid bronze.Tim begins the creative process by sketching out a clear vision of what form the sculpture will take, then goes onto weld a metal armature that gives the sculpture a skeleton and uses sculpting material over this. The sculpture is then made into a mould by painting a felxible silicon over the top, a wax model made from this. The wax model is then dipped into a liquid mixture to build a ceramic shell, following this the whole thing is burnout and dewaxed in a kiln. The molten bronze is poured in to the hollow shell, after being cooled the shell is removed to reveal the beautiful sculpure. The final stages really bring the piece of work to life, with the colour added as it is treated with chemicals and fired with a blowtorch to create a patina. These patinas are just one of the individual and unique reasons for Frogman’s fame. Finally the sculpture is finally buffed and waxed by hand.

English Robin by Tim Cotterill - Frogman Bronze Sculptures

English Robin by Tim Cotterill - Frogman Bronze Sculptures

English Robin by Tim Cotterill - Frogman Bronze Sculptures

English Robin by Tim Cotterill - Frogman Bronze Sculptures

For more information on this piece or Frogman Bronze Sculptures please visit:

English Robin at Artworx Gallery

Or call on 01543 502971 or email info@artworx.co.uk

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