Thursday, 31 December 2009
Sunday, 13 December 2009
One of the work that I need to move forward after Christmas is that lovely dressage work. For the moment, the balance of the work is not right.
I will take pictures of the other side as I prefer the unfinished side. This work has been now in my studio for the last 3 months....hanging around. time to move it forward as I had enough time to "think it".
Posted by Marie Ackers Sculptor at 10:21
Friday, 27 November 2009
Monday, 23 November 2009
Sunday, 15 November 2009
Little foals study - sketch for a large painting in oil ( may be)....or may be some more sketches in Pastel....will see.
I also use them for new sculpture studies ( more on Ronald I and Ronald II)
voici 2 petites etudes sur les poulains, cela me servira certainement pour faire une peinture plus large a l'huil ou bien en peu de craie et pastels. mais aussi pour faire de nouvelle sculptures ( suite de Ronald I et Ronald II).
This is a sanguine sketch for Ronald I sculpture.
( Voici un petit croquis en sanguine qui m'a servi a faire la sculpture Ronald I)
Posted by Marie Ackers Sculptor at 09:53
Monday, 9 November 2009
Tuesday, 20 October 2009
Le 5ieme week-end international de l'obstacle ( International jumping at the Hippodrome D'auteuil) - Week-end 7/8 Nov
Le village D'art regroupe plusieurs artistes peintres/photographes/sculpteurs
Posted by Marie Ackers Sculptor at 05:47
Saturday, 17 October 2009
I am looking forward to the Paris exhibition - to have been invited by France-Galop is a great achievement.
I am a bit in "Panic-mode" at the moment as i don't have enough work :) Good excuse to get the little foal cast - Looking forward to see them in bronze.
Posted by Marie Ackers Sculptor at 14:57
Monday, 12 October 2009
Saturday, 3 October 2009
The Society of equestrian artist exhibition is currently held in Newmarket from the 1st Oct until the 17th Oct.
Today, I was watching the Channel 4 racing and to my surprise, the exhibition was talked about. The Camera went across showing a number of works from Paintings to sculptures... including my work!! such an amazing feeling to see my work on TV.
I am hoping to be able to drive to Newmarket to see the exhibition but not sure when.
Posted by Marie Ackers Sculptor at 11:40
Monday, 14 September 2009
Tuesday, 8 September 2009
I have a new commission to do for the King troops, a 30cm high Silver horse performing the "levade" between Pillars.
very interesting work to do around classical dressage.
The levade is a "haute ecole" movement where the horse is balanced on its haunches at a 45 degree angle from the ground. It requires great control and balance, and is very strenuous. The famous 2 pillars were used for training.
interesting link about classical dressage:
Saumur - Le cadre noir
more on this soon....
Posted by Marie Ackers Sculptor at 05:05
Thursday, 3 September 2009
I specialize in sculpting Boxer dogs, Pugs and English Bulldogs. I have sculpted other dogs as a commission but my collection of dog sculptures is mainly based around those breeds.
Saturday I am on my way to drop my work at the Dogs in Art Gallery in Stokebridge. The gallery will be representing my canine sculptures.
Life size boxer dog
Life size boxer dog head study
Boxer dog head study I ( medium)
Boxer dog head study II ( small)
English bulldog head study I ( small)
Pug head study I ( small)
Standing Pug about 20 cm high
Proud ( Standing boxer) about 25 cm high
Pair of sitting pugs - being cast
Boxer head plaque - being cast
Lying little boxer dog - only 12-15cm - being cast
On going work:
larger sitting Pug
lying boxer dog II
Pug head plaque
Please contact Victoria at the Dogs in Art Gallery for more details
Posted by Marie Ackers Sculptor at 14:59
Tuesday, 1 September 2009
Saturday, 22 August 2009
NEW-YORK, NEW-YORK, NEW-YORK
I am now represented by the Chisholm Gallery, Three Factory Lane, Pine Plains, New York 12567 .
the Chisholm Gallery, a well-established gallery founded in 1978 and specializing in sporting art and Polo art.
Posted by Marie Ackers Sculptor at 16:15
Thursday, 20 August 2009
This is the beginning of my blog. I will use this blog to post any news and exhibitions pictures. Most of my work can also be seen on my website at www.ackers.biz
My goals is to specialize in equestrian sports sculptures and with this first work called " the finishing line", this is only the beginning!