Naughty Dog: a Cast Wax Sketch

This is one of a new series of loose, Expressionistic representations of animals. I call them Cast Wax Sketches, because they started out as quick studies to show to a prospective commission patron who wanted a sculpture of her dog, The commission floated away but I enjoyed the light-hearted, playful way of capturing the essence of dog. This isn’t a Labrador or a Shepherd or a Kielbasa Hound––it’s a dog. It’s just a dog. But it’s a delightfully sad and silly dog, a bad dog who chewed up a shoe and then got caught. Poor shoe.

Poor dog.

But a charmingly naughty dog.

This is a one-of-a-kind sculpture, pocket sized (the marble base is just 6″ x 4″),  hand cast in pewter.

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