The making of a sculpture

NATASHA'S TWIST

Here you can view the process of making this beautiful sculpture and read the story and inspiration behind the design.

Just completed Natasha's Twist. Its a gift for her brother's wedding.

The twist represents a bond that will last forever for the newly weds, and there are two children nestled within, depicted as koru - meaning growth and new beginnings.

I found some interesting large shells embedded in the stone, which created a few challenges for me. There were also a few "brown" spots (fossilised sticks) within the stone as I worked my way through the sculpture. I'm glad Natasha approved of the design which I felt was simple, meaningful, yet elegant. 

 

 

Brett Keno
New Zealand Stone Carving Artist and Sculptor

March 2011