Christmas Bronze Frog Sculpture by Tim Cotterill – Noel

Artworx Gallery is proud to present a new limited edition bronze frog sculpture by Tim Cotterill. ‘Noel’ has been specially created for UK collectors and is part of a limited edition of just 125.

Noel features a stunning red and golden crackle colour patina, with a glorious golden underbelly. His inquisitive pose gives him a human-like composure. This charming bronze sculpture is expected to be in high demand and sell out very quickly, make sure to see the sculpture before it is gone! Noel is available from Artworx Gallery, 67 High Street Newport, Shropshire TF10 7AU, or online at www.artworx.co.uk

New Release - Noel by Tim Cotterill. Christmas UK Special release bronze sculpture

New Release – Noel by Tim Cotterill. Christmas UK Special release bronze sculpture

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. First creating owls and birds, he then followed his fascination for amphibians going on to create his recognisable and collectable frog sculptures. 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.

New Release - Noel by Tim Cotterill. Christmas UK Special release bronze sculpture

New Release – Noel by Tim Cotterill. Christmas UK Special release bronze sculpture

New Release - Noel by Tim Cotterill. Christmas UK Special release bronze sculpture

New Release – Noel by Tim Cotterill. Christmas UK Special release bronze sculpture

For more information on Tim Cotterill and his bronze sculptures please visit the link below:

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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