Brenda Finch

Having trained in Fine Art I subsequently taught for many years at secondary level and evening classes. Twelve years ago I decided to pursue my main interest in sculpture; I now specialise in wildlife sculpture and work in West Sussex.
Using a variety of clays which can be worked differently I create sculptures producing some unique ceramic pieces but also cast work in materials and finishes suitable for exterior use. I use mostly bronze, copper, iron and aluminium resin. Jesmonite is another material which naturally lends itself to textured surfaces and it’s flexibility permits it to be combined with colour and other fine grade material such as marble.
Recently I have cast in bronze a series of bas-reliefs on the theme ‘Predators and Prey’ — not as gruesome as it may sound! The process has been challenging and stimulating and it is a form to which I will, no doubt, return in the not-too-distant future and am planning a possible change of direction to pursue portraiture.
Back on familiar territory I occasionally draw animals working in pastels enjoying the freedom of the medium.

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