"Luke Shepherds`s bronze portrait sculpture exhibits a clearly recognizable style, capturing the unique strengths and subtle nuances of each sitter. He has skillfully moved beyond his formative years into a mature and sought after bronze portrait sculptor. With early success in both in the Royal Academy, London and the Academie des Beaux-Arts, Paris" Maurice Quillinan - critic and reviewer.
All artwork by Luke Shepherd BA Hons, RCA Cire Perdue Contemporary British sculptor
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'Billy Connolly (bronze life sized Portrait Bust Celebrity sculpture)' by Luke Shepherd
Description: Bronze Portrait Life Sized Commissioned/Custom Bust of the Celebrity Billy Connolly Statue for sale or Commission Modelled in the dressing rooms of the Theatre Royal, Bath over 4 consecutive evenings, by Luke Shepherd with such Skill and Charm 1st edition purchased by John Reid Enterprises and 2nd owned by Billy. Billy Connolly, known for his long, messy hair, "goatee" beard and lots of bad language in his stand-up show, was born and brought up in Glasgow, Scotland. He left school to work in the shipyards where he became a welder. He developed an interest in folk music, eventually becoming an accomplished banjo player and a member of the band "Humblebums" with Gerry Rafferty (later of "Baker Street" fame). The jokes he told between songs eventually took over his act and he became a full-time Comedian. He is by some considerable margin UK`s Top Comedian.
Size: 51 x 38 x 36 cm (height x width x depth) It is a maquette sculpture It is a statuette sculpture It is a lifesize sculpture
'Christopher Biggins (bronze Lifelike Portrait Bust Commission statues)' by Luke Shepherd
Description: Bronze Commisioned Portrait Life Like Commemorative Bust or Head and Shoulders Sculptures by Luke Shepherd, who has the remarkable of captureing the Spirit and Warmth of Character of his sitter as well as his outer Facade Medium: Clay for Bronze (edition of 9) Size: 15" (38cm) Cost: ?8, 500 Modelled in the wig room of the Theatre Royal, Plymouth over 6 sittings in January 2010. 1st edition purchased by Christopher Biggins. Edition was unveilled at The Theatre Royal, Plymouth, 2010 "Oh I?d go to the opening of an envelope." Christoper Biggins ? Official London Theatre Guide.
'The Rt Hon the Viscount Tonypandy (bronze Commission Bust statues)' by Luke Shepherd
Description: Bronze Commission Commemorative Lifelike Portrait Sculpture Bust statues of George Thomas Viscount Lord Tonypandy for sale or Commission, by That Most Gifted of Portrait Sculptors The Award Winning Luke Shepherd.This Head and Shoulders of The Celebrity and Humane MP captures his Grace and Charm Beautifully. Commissioning a Portrait Bust sculpture is an exciting moment as you are putting down a Commemorative marker for all time to give pleasure to Friends, Relations, Admirers and Fans. So make sure you choose as fine an Artist as Luke Shepherd.
'BJ Webb (Life Like bronze Portrait Bust Commission Custom sculptures)' by Luke Shepherd
Description: Commemorative Life Like Portrait Bust Head Commission Sculpture of B.J. Webb by the remarkable Luke Sheppard, whose Lifelike and Life size Portraits in Bronzes of Heads and Busts are considered some of the Best Available for sale, Commission or Custom.
Size: 43 x 34 x 32 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Restoration of a Bridget McCrum Carving' by Luke Shepherd
Description: This project was carried out in situ at Fingals Hotel in Devon in 2010. The sculpture by Bridget McCrum RWA FRBS was carved in Sanbdstone and was showing blisters in the stone with areas cracking off the surface caused by the harsh winter of 2010 where temperatures got below -15C. The project was initially to replace the statue in cast stone. Once the mould had been taken the brief was upgraded to cast the statue in bronze instead.
"All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer. art is an action against death. It is a denial of death. " Jacques Lipchitz 1891-1973
On behalf of the California Academy of Sciences, we would like to recognize your responsive and high level of professionalism in helping us purchase a bronze sculpture of “Jackass Penguins” by Camilla Le May. We requested a very quick turnaround for shipment to San Francisco and you were able to far exceed our expectation with your timely delivery. The Art Parks Gallery in Guernsey took special care in packaging the bronze so that it arrived in impeccable condition.... [Read more]
Stephanie T., San Francisco, California, United States.