A beautiful contemporary garden sculpture expressing the bond in relationship. Hand carved from one piece of Springstone, The artist uses contrast between the polished and unpolished surfaces to express the two chracters. Whilst raining the unpolished surface will turn dark like the polished side. Once it drys, it will return to the white color. A garden ornament with a special sense of occasion.
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While depictions in African stone sculptures may repeat, the patterns in the Springtone cannot be replicated, making each large garden statue unique. The artist carves the stone using a diamond tipped chisel. It is then sanded for hours through varying degrees of sandpaper until smooth. The sculpture is then heated and a polish is melted into the stone. Finally it is buffered to leave a wonderfully tactile surface, almost irresistible to touch. Enquire today on 0800 772 3253 or get in touch by email,
Tawanda Makore was born in 1979. Tawanda was inspired at an early age by his sculptor uncle Akence Makore, and later by cubic sculptor Brighton Sango. By the age of 11 years, when his family moved to Matabeleland, Tawanda found a ready market for his work at the Bulawayo National Gallery.He later worked alongside another of his uncles in Guruve, Albert Makore, and was also exposed to the work of many sculptors in the area. He was a member of Sanganai Art Group for some years and more recently has been a founder member of The Sculptors Community.
In 2014 he has plans to visit the Netherlands on a work shop program.Tawanda’s work is generally abstract in form, drawing inspiration from ever changing shapes of his namesake (Makore [Shona]=clouds).
Height 80cm Width 36cm Depth 24cm Weight 45kg Stone Springstone
Option One. We understand it can be difficult to get a sense of perspective and being able to visualise how the sculpture will look in your garden. (You may have several ideas of where it would fit). Many of our customers have benefitted from a personal appointment. There is nothing like sensing the sculptures in person. That way you can be certain that the sculpture is right for you. Enquire today on 0800 77232 53 or get in touch by email. Option 2 Your shipping fees are calculated in the checkout. For UK garden sculpture destinations, we charge a flat rate of £150 which includes delivery & installation.