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Chris Bladen


57 slides

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\'Nymphing\' Brown trout -
'Nymphing' Brown trout
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A clay original -
A clay original
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A dolphin fish study -
A dolphin fish study
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A hot job - casting the bronze -
A hot job - casting the bronze
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A humpback whale - A a bronze statue
A humpback whale
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A mold - A typical mold for a bronze fish
A mold
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A sketch -
A sketch
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After the cooling, ready to be removed from the mold -
After the cooling, ready to be removed from the mold
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Bladen in the studio -
Bladen in the studio
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Bronze casting -
Bronze casting
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Bronze of a trout nymphing -
Bronze of a trout nymphing
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Casts with the \
Casts with the "runners" still on
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Ceramic molds are placed in sand -
Ceramic molds are placed in sand
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Chris Bladen with a (real) tarpon -
Chris Bladen with a (real) tarpon
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Chris Bladen with a bonefish - The artist with a decent bonefish
Chris Bladen with a bonefish
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Chris Bladen with a couple of clay originals - The fish are formed in clay before they can be cast in bronze
Chris Bladen with a couple of clay originals
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Chris Bladen with a tigerfish -
Chris Bladen with a tigerfish
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Chris Bladen working on a small statuette -
Chris Bladen working on a small statuette
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Chris Bladen\'s studio -
Chris Bladen's studio
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Chris with a Giant Trevally caught in the Seychelles -
Chris with a Giant Trevally caught in the Seychelles
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Dolphin head -
Dolphin head
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Dorado jumping -
Dorado jumping
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Escaping flying fish - Chased by yellowfin tuna - all in bronze
Escaping flying fish
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Fish in the mold -
Fish in the mold
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Flying fish -
Flying fish
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Flying fish in hand -
Flying fish in hand
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Giant kingfish -
Giant kingfish
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Giant kingfish -
Giant kingfish
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In the process - An unfinished fish
In the process
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Mahi mahi - Also known as a dolphin fish
Mahi mahi
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Molten bronze being poured -
Molten bronze being poured
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Painting the lifesize sailfish -
Painting the lifesize sailfish
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Permit - Cast in bronze
Permit
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Polishing a tuna -
Polishing a tuna
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Potato bass - Cast in bronze
Potato bass
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Potato bass -
Potato bass
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Preparing a mold -
Preparing a mold
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Rainbow trout (underwater) -
Rainbow trout (underwater)
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Sailfish -
Sailfish
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Sailfish - Cast in bronze
Sailfish
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Sanding - Finishing the surface of a small tuna figurine
Sanding
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Study of sailfish - Sketches made in preparation for a statue
Study of sailfish
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Teeth of the tiger -
Teeth of the tiger
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The artist and his work - Chris Bladen by some of his many fish statuettes
The artist and his work
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The artist with a clanwilliam yellowfish -
The artist with a clanwilliam yellowfish
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The artist with another magnificent catch - This time Chris Bladen has caught a garrick
The artist with another magnificent catch
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The village of Kalk Bay - As seen from the studio
The village of Kalk Bay
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Tigerfish -
Tigerfish
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Tigerfish -
Tigerfish
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Tigerfish in the process - Chris Bladen with one stage of a tigerfish
Tigerfish in the process
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Triggerfish Caught in the Seychelles -
Triggerfish Caught in the Seychelles
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Tuna duo -
Tuna duo
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Tuna duo -
Tuna duo
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Yellowfin Tuna - With flying fish as a prey
Yellowfin Tuna
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Yellowfin Tuna and flying fish -
Yellowfin Tuna and flying fish
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Yellowfin Tuna closeup - With some amazing details in the bronze
Yellowfin Tuna closeup
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Yellowfin Tuna hunting -
Yellowfin Tuna hunting