Marieke zandsculptuur

"How did you get into sculpting?" 

I graduated in Clinical Neuropsychology (didn't learn it there) and studied at the Art academy of Den Haag (KABK).

 

The art of sculpting I mostly learned by practicing in sand & ice and by long hours of studying: clay, drawing, watching great masters, following lessons, reading and secretly studying everybodies face. 

The challenge of making a sculpture which looks alive is huge. I'm nowhere near that perfection, but it remains the ultimate goal! It keeps me driven to work harder and harder.

Example of a snow sculpture:               before & after

Block of snow at arrival
Block of snow at arrival

China 2015 (with Vadim Gryadov)

After three days and nights of work
After three days and nights of work

China 2015 (with Vadim Gryadov)