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Bob Waters

Bob Waters

Bob Waters studied Architecture at Bristol University before changing courses to 3D design at Brighton College of Art, with a B.A. in 1978.

Bob's figurative work began in the mid-1990’s following several cycling trips to the Andean regions of S. America and was initially based on sculptures of heads and faces seen at different places and times.

Bob works with industrial scrap, experimenting and developing techniques around the source material. Figures are constructed by cutting and cold bending pieces of stainless steel sheet, tacking them together with a spot welder to build the structure and then TIG welding along the seams to give both strength and the visual effects of the heat colours. Working to the limits of what Bob can achieve through cold bending gives a limited but very direct characterization expressed through body language and gesture, with increasing facility and fluidity, surprising subtlety is attainable.

Locally, my work will be best known for the solo displays shown in the grounds of Arlington Court, a National Trust property located in North Devon.

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 Dont Give Up - Female Figure
Dont Give Up - Female Figure. Sculpted and welded Stainless Steel - with Slate Base - size approx 16..
£725.00
 Hu-man Head 1
Hu-man Head (1)  Flat sheet metal. Sculpted and welded. Steel - size approx 4x6 inch Bob Wat..
£160.00
 Hu-man Head 2
Hu-man Head (2) matt finish - Flat sheet metal. Sculpted and welded. Steel - size approx 4x6 inch ..
£160.00
Arms Length  SOLD
Arms Length - Flat sheet metal. Sculpted and welded. Steel - size approx 6x6 inch - SOLD The figu..
£0.00
Balance  SOLD
Balance - Flat sheet metal. Sculpted and welded. Steel - size approx 5x10 inch   SOLD The fi..
£0.00
Bench Seat
Bench Seat- Flat sheet metal. Sculpted and welded. Steel - size approx 6x4 inch Bob Waters figura..
£360.00
Biker
Biker - 21 x 23 cm - Stainless Steel with Slate Base Bob Waters figurative work began in the mid-..
£280.00
Connection
Connection - Two Figures  - 31 inch Height  x  25 inch Width approx  (collection..
£2,600.00
Cyclists
Cyclists - 36L x 8H x 9W - With Base 34 x 9cm approx - Stainless Steel with Slate Base Bob Waters..
£560.00
Family  -  SOLD
Family Group of Three - Flat sheet metal. Sculpted and welded. Steel - size approx7x9 inch - SOLD ..
£0.00
Figurative Form
Figurative Form - Sculpted and welded steel - size approx 19x10 inch approx Bob Waters figurative..
£360.00
Figure cross legged SOLD
Figure cross legged - Flat sheet metal. Sculpted and welded. Steel - size approx 3x4 inch SOLD ..
£0.00
Figure Kneeling
Figure Kneeling - Flat sheet metal. Sculpted and welded. Steel - size approx 3x5 inch Bob Waters ..
£120.00
Kelp Abstract Form
Kelp Abstract Form -  90cm x 28cm - Stainless Steel Bob Waters figurative work began in the ..
£895.00
Reclining Abstract Form
Abstract Reclining Form - Sculpted and welded steel (tig welding) - size approx 800x500mm - 450mm de..
£1,899.00
Talking Heads
Talking Heads - sculpted and welded steel - size Height 110cm Base 20 x 20cm approx Bob Waters fi..
£1,200.00