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Commissions

Situated in the rural countryside of Northamptonshire, Helen makes portrait heads and busts of adults and children. A bronze sculpture of a loved one will make an exceptionally special gift for a birthday, anniversary or wedding. The casting process for bronze takes time, so book ahead to avoid disappointment. As detailed below, from start to finish you will need 16-18 weeks in total.


 

Sculpting Time

Portraits normally take between 3-5 weeks to sculpt, depending on the subject.


Foundry time

It usually takes up to 13 weeks for the casting process to be completed, although this may increase during busy periods leading up to Christmas or exhibitions.


Initial consultation

During this session measurements and photographs are taken.


Sitting

Normally 1-3 sittings are scheduled to work on the clay alongside the sitter. However this can be omitted if necessary.


Patination

There are a variety of patinas that a foundry can colour your bronze in. This will be discussed nearer the time of completion.

 

Base

Most portraits are mounted on a marble or stone base, unless the nature of  the sculpture allows it to stand alone.


Contact

For any enquiry, please contact me on the number below or by sending an email from the Contact page.


Delivery/Collection

These options can be discussed on order and will depend on the weight of the sculpture and region.


Commission Prices  

The price of a commissioned bronze portrait ranges from £4500 - £6500 depending on whether the sculpture is a half, three quarters or life size portrait of a child or an adult. Also whether it includes the head and neck or extends to the shoulders or chest. The price would include a base and the portrait would be firmly mounted on this. Insurance and delivery costs are not included.

 



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