Emerging Forms – Firebrick – 22cm tall

Emerging Forms – Firebrick – 22cm tall

This small firebrick offered an opportunity to create an abstract piece and was a joy to carve and shape.  Working from sketches and photos of elements of my plaster piece, Farewell, I engraved various forms and, again, there is a figurative quality to the curves and hollows which emerged as I worked.  The material is coarse and tactile and the piece, although small, has characteristics which may reoccur in a future, larger work.