Live Out Loud - For those who can
Article written by Paula Gruben
Bronze is the most popular material for cast metal sculptures. 'It is a highly skilled, extremely time-consuming, labour-intensive process,' says artist Sarah Richards. 'It's actually an ancient process, one that hasn't changed in about 5000 years.' Through her website she endeavours to bring you closer to understanding the true value of a bronze - not only the artist's skills required and accumulated, but in the length and complexity of the casting process itself. Having interviewed many artists who work in all manner of mediums, I am suitably impressed. Not many people would have the patience for this kind of work! .....