C Whitehorn  -  Sculptor
Figure Fragment IV

Figure Fragment #4
Figure Fragment IV
1988 by C Whitehorn
5"h x 8"w x 9"d
Utah peach alabaster

on paduck wood base

This is carved in Peach Alabaster from central Utah.
This is one of a series that I call Figure Fragments. Because I leave the original broken edges of the stone, they look like fragments from a larger piece. And indeed alabaster must be carved carefully because it both splits and bruises easily. The peach alabaster often has hidden flaws, so it is important to follow the feel of the stone or you can end up with nothing but, yes, fragments after putting in many hours of work. The Alabaster polishes beautifully to a very fine finish. For me, the wonderful lush color suggests the subject.

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