Mark B | Master Model Maker & Wax Sculpting/Carving Specialist
Areas of expertise
Model Making in Wax & Milliput
- Building a model from scratch ready for production in metal.
- Multi-sectional models enabling casting and assembly of larger hollow items.
- Building models equipped a for successful setting of stones.
Mark is renowned for his highly detailed intricate work, using wax or milliput to sculpt and carve models. He has over 30 year's experience within the jewellery industry, including working as a stone setter before focusing on being a model maker and sculptor.
Mark has worked for Faberge in St Petersburg as model maker for many of their commemorative eggs and many other esteemed brands including Budweiser, Theo Fennell and Deakin and Francis.
He has also made many commemorative pieces for British Military regiments, the largest of which was presented by HRH the Queen to the Argyle regiment and is on display in Stirling Museum.
In recent times Mark moved from his Birmingham Jewellery Quarter workshop to a studio in the beauty of the Malvern Hills and in this setting he continues also to develop his own range of work a Inspired by many things, from nature to architecture, history and magic, he has a natural ability to bring things to life, especially faces and is renowned for his attention to fine detail giving intricacy form.
Mark shares his skill by teaching both mediums. He has taught at Birmingham School of Jewellery BCU as visiting Lecturer on Short courses and other venues and he teaches individuals in his Worcestershire Studio.
Tutor Mark B in his Studio
Green Man by Mark Image portfoliocjafyzx
Stone set carved ring by tutor Mark B Image portfoliocjafyzx
Working group \ Skull project by tutor Mark B
Bear Ring - Mark B Image portfoliocjafyzx
Sculpture by Mark B Image portfoliocjafyzx
Learn from Mark
To check Mark's availability and to obtain a quote for a 1-day private tuition session with him, contact Dawn Meaden-Johnson at:
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