New Frogman Bronze Release: Bluebell

Artworx Gallery are proud to announce the latest edition bronze sculpture from the Frogman Bronze Sculptures foundry. ‘Bluebell’ is a limited edition bronze frog sculpture by popular British artist Tim Cotterill.

A spring morning dawns upon a bright eyed frog in the midst of a bluebell wood.

Bluebell features a stunning bright blue frog climbing across a gardening spade to catch a ladybird atop of a delicate bluebell. Tim Cotterill showcases his experience, skill and finesse with this beautiful sculpture. The piece is harmoniously balanced and brilliantly bright and bold. ‘Bluebell’ is proving to be very popular with collectors, and with only 350 available throughout the globe, this piece will not be around for long. Make sure to view the sculpture at Artworx Gallery – www.artworx.co.uk 

Bluebell by Tim Cotterill - Frogman Bronze Sculptures

Bluebell by Tim Cotterill – Frogman Bronze Sculptures

Originally from Leicester, bronze sculptor Tim Cotterill started his working life with a six year engineering apprenticeship, learning how to work with metal. Through this experience Cotterill developed his hunger for creative metalworking. He began creating custom-made motorcycles and trikes and developing his passion for metal sculpture. Cotterill now designs his bronze sculptures from his home in Venice, California.

Cotterill uses the lost wax technique to create his sculptures, a labour-intensive process invented by the Egyptians thousands of years ago. He begins with a conceptual sketch for each sculpture, from this a model is made, using metal as a skeleton and then sculpting clay for the overall refined finish. First a wax replica is made from the original sculpture, which is repeatedly dipped into a solution and dried for several days forming a strong ceramic shell. This shell is heated in the foundry to melt and drain away the inner wax, then molten bronze is poured into its place. The shell is then chipped off and sandblasted to reveal the bronze underneath. The bronze sculptures go through several smoothing and polishing processes before they are ready for the final stages. To achieve the vibrant colours Frogman sculptures are famous for, each one goes through several steps of hand applied colour patina to create the unique depths and richness of appearance. This process is all done by hand and no two sculptures are ever the same. Each sculpture is finally buffed and waxed by hand. Each sculpture comes complete with a certificate of authenticity to validate the piece for future years.

Bluebell by Tim Cotterill - Frogman Bronze Sculptures

Bluebell by Tim Cotterill – Frogman Bronze Sculptures

Bluebell by Tim Cotterill - Frogman Bronze Sculptures

Bluebell by Tim Cotterill – Frogman Bronze Sculptures

For more information please visit

Tim Cotterill at Artworx Gallery

Alternatively please ring 01952 820397 or email info@artworx.co.uk
Artworx Gallery, 67 High Street, Newport, Shropshire TF10 7AU.

Opening times Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm. Saturday 9am – 5pm. Sunday closed.

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