The Scuptors Studio-Artist: Grant Crawford-"Rocking Baby Elephant"
by Grant Crawford
(Grand Forks, B.C., Canada)
Rocking Baby Elephant
"Rocking Baby Elephant" happened when a piece of alabaster I was working on began to rebel. I had been thinking of a couple of doves nestled together, but the 'doves' would not nestle. I thought of Renoir who espoused a philosophy of being like a cork floating in a stream, allowing the current to take you where it would. When I quit struggling with the stone, the 'doves' wings turned out to be the elephant's ears! The rest followed. The little elephant just seemed to pop out of the stone. So, I gave up the struggle, and the elephant won! Yours, Grant Crawford
Click here to read or post comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Include your sculpture to the stone carving gallery.