Category Archives: Bronze

Ida on Display

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Ida at the foundry

The waxes at the foundry








And the cast bronze- came out very well, so pleased.




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Ida in transit

The approved sculpt being transported to the foundry for moulding and casting. I love this sequence of shots.

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Ida Mtwana: The National Heritage Project

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Ida Mtwana: National Heritage Project mock-ups

Desktop2 - CopyVery few documented images of Ida Mtwana 1903-1960, first elected president of the ANC Women’s League and “Youth Leaguer, moving spirit among women, orator and heckler.”

longstamp“When you strike a woman, you strike a rock! ” A line from one of the freedom songs sung by the women of the ANC Womens Leaugue and which is embossed into the fabric on the piece.



An example of the Home Affairs stamps in the ‘Dompas’ or pass book that people of colour were forced to carry during the Apartheid era. The statue has a stamp embossed into her hand.


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Presenting the plasticine maquette of Ida


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Maleboho at Oliewenhuis Museum, Bloemfontein

577386_411932452231648_474544988_nNational Heritage Project Installation in Bloemfontein.


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Maleboho Bronze patination

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Cupric/Ferric combo for the big man.

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Maleboho Clay progress

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Maleboho Maquette




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Maleboho Drawings

IMG_8290Mock ups for potential lifesize Bronze of King Maleboho 1800′s



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