Three’s Company by Tim Cotterill – Frogman Bronze Sculptures

Artworx Gallery are proud to reveal the latest limited edition sculpture released by British artist Tim Cotterill. Three’s Company is a beautiful new bronze sculpture featuring three frogs all sat side by side creating an intriguing focus.

Tim’s sculptures are created using the lost wax bronze technique each sculpture can take around 116 man hours for to the high level of labour involved, making each sculpture slightly different to the next. Any one sculpture can take around 5 to 7 weeks to complete. Three’s Company is part of a global edition of just 350, make sure to contact Artworx Gallery in Newport, Shropshire, UK to secure yours.

Life is always better with good friends by your side. Enjoy Tim Cotterill’s Three’s Company in a small edition size and stunning green patina.

Three's Company by Tim Cotterill - The world-famous Frogman Bronze sculptor

Three’s Company by Tim Cotterill – The world-famous Frogman Bronze sculptor

Originally from Leicester, bronze sculptor Tim Cotterill started his working life on 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.

Three's Company by Tim Cotterill - The world-famous Frogman Bronze sculptor

Three’s Company by Tim Cotterill – The world-famous Frogman Bronze sculptor

Three's Company by Tim Cotterill - The world-famous Frogman Bronze sculptor

Three’s Company by Tim Cotterill – The world-famous Frogman Bronze sculptor

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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