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Sir Nigel Gresley

Gresley sculpture clay - by Hazel Reeves

Gresley statue – the head

I have studied all the photos available of Sir Nigel – at different ages – and know that I want a likeness …

Scaling-up drawings for the Gresley statue - sculpture by Hazel Reeves

Gresley statue – scaling-up

It’s one thing sculpting a 36cm tall figure. It’s quite another thing to sculpt a 7ft 5in figure. So how do you …

Gresley sculpture clay - final

Sir Nigel Gresley statue

Sir Nigel Gresley statue In 2015 I was commissioned to sculpt a bronze statue of Sir Nigel Gresley for King’s Cross Station, …

Bronze Gresley maquette - photo by Andy Fallon

Sir Nigel Gresley maquette

Sir Nigel Gresley maquette In 2014 I was commissioned to sculpt three maquettes (or small models) to help make the final decision …

Patinating the Gresley maquette - by Hazel Reeves

Casting the Gresley Maquette

The bronze pour has been a success and the follow-up metalwork has been done by the foundry. I enjoy the drive up …