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Prices are shown in today's values and have no relationship to what the original commission was. This octopus is sold but if you would like your own life size "Puget Sound" octopus, they cost $6,500.oo. Some folks would like their own Dinosaur.
Metal sculpture is able to create magnificent effects on one's wall. The owner wanted an 1860s ship sailing "Puget Sound".
Having been in the Sea Scouts", "US Coast Guard", and worked on ships all my life, I instantly saw the pictured scene to your left, in my mind's eye. It was a pleasure to make it real. $1,800.oo.
Three years of effort - a major "Crowd Pleaser". If you have been searching for a handsome tugboat to display at your home or business, this is your lucky day. I just happen to have one available. Engine room air compressor, bilge pump, control board, 57 LED lights, and lot of stainless steel. $2,450.oo
1979 - An office in Seattle commissioned a metal wall sculpture displaying the "San Juan Islands" at sun rise, sail boats sliding past a marker buoy. Today, this or any 5' X 8' artwork, any subject, would be in the $2,000.oo neighborhood. (Leasing is a tax write-off)
My private collection. This is your lucky day, it's available $1,950. This weather vane was inspired by this artists work. https://rustys.net.au/collections/wrought-iron-sculptures/products/dog-gone-garden-sculpture
This "Sea Monster" buoy has my 300# anchor design. You might not have a waterfront home but do you know about "Pond Monsters". . .$600 to 6,000 dollars. This one was indeed a major outdoor metal art creation. That's "Doe Island" in the back ground and the bow line of a 40 foot craft tethered tight.
Using artwork to insure your business's success is quite popular in the world of success .And, artist metal artworks are a total tax write-off if the work is meant to promoter one's marketing strategy plans. Today this 12 X 22 foot "Swans" metal wall sculpture would cost around $6,500.oo Any subject and any budget.
Mounted in front of the library, it soon was spotted by the local "Marina Restaurant" owner. When last seen it was mounted at the entrance to said establishment; greeting patrons 24/7. I can create another today for $12,000.oo
This bank in Ferndale, WA, presents a metal wall sculpture of Ferndale's view of Mt Baker, Farming , Refinery, and Fishing industry. You can see that the right artwork in a bank's lobby adds spirit to an otherwise drab welcome for it's customers. This work of art has worked 24/7 for decades.
Of the 30 or so Locomotives I have sculpted, my shop stove is the largest. Created from found objects, but of course that was back when you could take things from the dump. Today one has to pay for found objects which throws a wet blanket on the romance of junk collecting. This stove will handle 8 FT long wood pieces. An artist must have a metal sculpture stove.
10 X 32 foot horse drawn wagon logo. I mounted it so that its shadows from the sun would make the outdoor metal art wagon appear to be larger. I apologize for the tree shadows blurring the wagon. Ironic though that I didn't account for the tree's shadowing effect when they grew up. $6,500.oo
In the late 70's, telephones reached their peak. I created the antique phones from "vacuum cleaner" parts and three old phones I found in the "Good Will" store. The metal around the wood states was tricky but the line poles were a pleasure. Today's value is $5,500.oo This is the kind of metal wall sculpture an artist dreams of.
I am a thankful artist for this life-size "2D" commission. The final work is a Moose to behold. Animals always present a challenge. To see one survive my welding tools is truly satisfying. A truly "warm" outdoor metal art piece. Although priceless, today its value is $4,000.oo
Now days, "Steam Punk Art" is bringing back the steam engine. You could say that I was ahead of the times back in the 70's. Today you can grace your home or office with a fine Steam Engine of your choice. One similar to this one is valued at $1,850.oo 30 inches long, Locomotives are terrific wall sculpture.
Entering the lobby of the main office of "Coldwell Banking" in Seattle, WA, you are greeted by a metal wall sculpture of this 4 foot "Bicycle" design, 2-8-0 locomotive. Fohe president's office I made an eight foot wide, six inch thick, carving of the United States. Steam engines of this quality are valued at $5,500.oo
For the Chess Player, this set not only looks terrific, it feels like solid "chess muscles" when making a play. "Steampunk" in nature and having a Marine Theme it is further enhanced by the perfect solid brass anchor collection. 36 X 36 inch ceramic tile board. Again, your lucky day. . . a steal at $2,850.00
The commission was for a steampunk octopus coming from around their Cedar tree and catching two crabs. Crabs that could seat two people for picture taking. It's a super crowd-pleaser success.