Waves

SCULPTURES

Waves are utterly fluid, they appear only in a fraction of time and immediately disappear, leaving no trace, apart from the one in our memory.

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About

the waves...

The process

It all starts with a base... Wait, sorry, it all starts with real waves and a coffee, and only then comes to the base, which can be a driftwood from the beach or a customized wooden frame. When it is a driftwood  base, there is always an inner argument, a discussion due to the imperfection of the wood that obliges to adapt to its shape in order to create a harmonic piece. 

After visualizing the wave, I create a skeleton that defines the shape of the future piece and supports it. Then, I apply a special gypsum until the wave gets a rough volume and let it dry. Days after, I start sculpting it and working out the smaller details, which is followed by applying a generous layer of coating that will protect the piece over time.

The second part of the process is painting: choosing the palette, mixing the colors and dressing a wave into them with the airbrush. Layer by layer, the piece is gaining its personality. Then, the last touches with a classic brush, a signature and a bath of varnish to protect the painting.

Sometimes it takes up to four weeks to finish a piece, sometimes more...depending on the good swells arriving at the home coast.

 

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When will new pieces be available?

I create around 10 to 15 pieces per year, so most of the time they don´t take long to find their new home.

 

After finishing a piece, I update it here in the online shop. At the same time, I send an email to the interested people who subscribed to my newsletter, so you know in first hand. 

Do you ship worldwide?

Yes, almost to any part of the world. in case your country doesn´t appear on the list, send me a message.

Can I order a commission piece?

Since I make very few pieces per month, I prefer to create at my own taste and flow, only occasionally accepting commissions.

I believe the final result turns out better without pressure and expectations. This doesn´t mean, though, that I´m not happy to receive your insights and critique about my work. 

 

Gallery

Here are some of my favorite pieces of all time

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Testimonials

"The wave was the perfect birthday gift for my surf-loving boyfriend. The wave looks fantastic and the whole order and shipping process went so fast. Johny did a great job! I‘m happy to be a costumer from one of his wonderful waves!"

Claudia