Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Installing new Mary MacKillop Bronze tomorrow.

Early start tomorrow, leaving home at 4.30am to catch the 6.05am flight to Sydney.
The foundry will be installing the new bronze sculpture of Mary MacKillop about 10.30 am.The grounds should be ready with new area in sandstone for the installation.
The sculpture will not be unveiled for a couple of weeks yet. There will be a celebration Mass and blessing of the new statue at 10.00am on Monday 17th October 2011.
John and I will be in Sydney for 3 days to attend the unveiling.Can't wait!!

Finally the hands
In the meanwhile I have been working on the hands of the bust and I am close to finishing. I need to look at the folds of clothing and finish this part off.I'm not sure whether I will do the moldmaking myself or get some professional people to do it for me. I will have to price the job and will have to know associated costs.

Still have to finish the folds in the clothing.
We went to Stirling markets in the Adelaide hills on Sunday and had a lovely morning in the sunshine looking at all the stalls including Ang and Rose's pottery stall. Saw a few old hippies there as well.
I also bought a couple of books on South Australian wildflowers at Stirling ,Tanya I know you will be pleased that I have finally bought them, Thank you.

My new  Wildflower book.

I also finished painting the last of the slipped pots and dropped them off at TT Studios for a bisque firing.

Slipped and coloured pots.


Linda Starr said...

I like the bowl with the pink flowers on the inside, have a good trip to Sydney. That looks like a great wildflower book.

judsculpt said...

Hi Linda,Just arrived home from the airport after a long day.
The sculpture has been sucessfully installed and is wrapped up away from prying eyes til the 17th The St Joseph sisters are over the moon and a crowd of them were watching today whilst it was installed.We,ll see how the colours turn out.Thanks for reading my blog.Judy

daniel connell said...

Thank you Judy for posting my painting from the Prospect Prize on your website
I am overseas so i did not get to the opening
and congratulations on wining the packers prize
your work is beautiful
daniel connell