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Philip Hearsey

Philip Hearsey

United Kingdom • Born in: 1946

Abstract Sculptors

Where Art Meets Design

Organic forms

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British artists

Philip Hearsey is a British sculptor born in 1946 who lives and works in Longtown, Herefordshire, UK. Philip has exhibited his work throughout the UK. He specializes in sand casting to make sculptures that engage the quality of bronze as a noble material in its own right. Casting in sand moulds is a simple and ancient method far removed from the sophisticated lost wax operation used by most art foundries. The sand casting process is relentless and unforgiving – the foundry is no place for a delicate original. It denies a complexity of form that imposes a disciplinary and enriching simplicity. Color is achieved in many ways. The most common and widely used method is to oxidize or patinate the bronze by employing the same chemical reaction that occurs in nature, but using a combination of mild heat and stronger solutions to achieve a faster result. Patination can be enhanced by the application of a transparent colorwash that maintains the inimitable variegated effects that are possible with oxidization, whilst producing a more vivid finish. The most usual colorwash is acrylic, but oil-bound washes or colored waxes are sometimes used. Coloring can also be achieved by painting alone and often this technique is utilized on part of a sculpture in combination with patination. Painting allows a greater range of colors than patination alone. All coloring is finished and protected by a marine grade lacquer and/or wax.

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Philip Hearsey, Turnout, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Turnout, 2022 10 x 31 x 18 cm Sculpture

$1,197

Philip Hearsey, A Long Way III, Design

Philip Hearsey

A Long Way III, 2017 37 x 17.5 x 4.5 cm Design

$1,541

Philip Hearsey, Saturday Sun, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Saturday Sun, 2017 36 x 36 x 5 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Our recommendations Philip Hearsey, Trio I, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Trio I, 2019 10.5 x 18 x 19 cm Sculpture

$1,079

Philip Hearsey, Swoop, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Swoop, 2020 23.5 x 10 x 20 cm Sculpture

$1,202

Philip Hearsey, Tideforce II, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Tideforce II, 2019 11 x 33 x 12 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Autumn leaves, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Autumn leaves, 2017 28 x 28 x 5 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Metamorphosis I, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Metamorphosis I, 2015 17 x 14 x 14 cm Sculpture

$1,202

Philip Hearsey, Protection V, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Protection V, 2015 15 x 14 x 14 cm Sculpture

$1,639

Philip Hearsey, Double Time, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Double Time, 2020 18.5 x 14.5 x 15 cm Sculpture

$1,202

Philip Hearsey, Darren Sunday, Design

Philip Hearsey

Darren Sunday, 2007 9 x 27 x 24 cm Design

$1,584

Our recommendations Philip Hearsey, Wrinkle II, Design

Philip Hearsey

Wrinkle II, 2021 11 x 24 x 19 cm Design

$2,158

Our recommendations Philip Hearsey, Dance, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Dance, 2016 25 x 27 x 16 cm Sculpture

$1,850

Philip Hearsey, Riverstone, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Riverstone, 2019 19 x 15 x 10 cm Sculpture

$1,541

Philip Hearsey, Beach Song XX, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Beach Song XX, 2017 42 x 27 x 9 cm Sculpture

$1,541

Philip Hearsey, A Long Way II, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

A Long Way II, 2017 30 x 17.5 x 4.5 cm Sculpture

$1,541

Philip Hearsey, No Need, Design

Philip Hearsey

No Need, 2015 16 x 30 x 18 cm Design

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, August II, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

August II, 2022 31 x 18 x 13 cm Sculpture

$1,449

Philip Hearsey, Fragment I, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Fragment I, 2021 28.5 x 13 x 13 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, August I, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

August I, 2020 29 x 11 x 19 cm Sculpture

$1,449

Philip Hearsey, On & On, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

On & On, 2020 33 x 21 x 15 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Fragment II, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Fragment II, 2019 29 x 19 x 15 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Let's Go III, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Let's Go III, 2019 42 x 27 x 10 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Shades II, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Shades II, 2019 30 x 11 x 16 cm Sculpture

$1,202

Philip Hearsey, Let's Go II, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Let's Go II, 2019 42 x 36 x 10 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Let's Go I, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Let's Go I, 2019 35 x 26 x 9.5 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Let's Go IV, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Let's Go IV, 2019 42 x 25 x 7.5 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Riverstone II, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Riverstone II, 2019 15 x 16.5 x 15 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Trio II, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Trio II, 2019 16.5 x 19 x 19 cm Sculpture

$1,202

Philip Hearsey, Discovery X, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Discovery X, 2018 37 x 33 x 10 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Don't think twice, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Don't think twice, 2016 34 x 20 x 10 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Beach Song 8, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Beach Song 8, 2015 23 x 14 x 9 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Summer Wind 11, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Summer Wind 11, 2014 26 x 11 x 16 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Summer Wind 10, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Summer Wind 10, 2014 21 x 16 x 13 cm Sculpture

$1,079

Philip Hearsey, Summer Wind 15, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Summer Wind 15, 2014 23 x 31 x 12 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Discovery VI, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Discovery VI, 2014 23 x 28 x 11 cm Sculpture

$1,202

Philip Hearsey, A Long Way III, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

A Long Way III, 2017 37 x 17.5 x 4.5 cm Sculpture

$1,541

Philip Hearsey, Circles of Time, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Circles of Time, 2017 33 x 30 x 4 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Rockpool I, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Rockpool I, 2017 22 x 36 x 7 cm Sculpture

$1,665

Philip Hearsey, Shayno I, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Shayno I, 2016 24 x 15 x 6.5 cm Sculpture

$1,202

Our recommendations Philip Hearsey, Puncture, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Puncture, 2021 24 x 30 x 30 cm Sculpture

$4,624

Our recommendations Philip Hearsey, Summer solstice, Design

Philip Hearsey

Summer solstice, 2021 27 x 36 x 24 cm Design

$4,624

Our recommendations Philip Hearsey, Surge II, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Surge II, 2019 25 x 43 x 18 cm Sculpture

$4,230

Philip Hearsey, Forties, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Forties, 2015 64 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm Sculpture

$2,310

Philip Hearsey, Tumbling Tower, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Tumbling Tower, 2020 46 x 15 x 15 cm Sculpture

$2,895

Philip Hearsey, Autumn Equinox, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Autumn Equinox, 2020 17 x 65 x 7 cm Sculpture

$2,950

Our recommendations Philip Hearsey, Shelter I, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Shelter I, 2019 37 x 32 x 27 cm Sculpture

$4,624

Our recommendations Philip Hearsey, Crets, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Crets, 2021 14 x 69 x 8.5 cm Sculpture

$4,624

Our recommendations Philip Hearsey, Lamorna to Rock, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Lamorna to Rock, 2014 31 x 20 x 8 cm Sculpture

$1,850

Our recommendations Philip Hearsey, Shorebreak 6/9, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Shorebreak 6/9, 2019 11.5 x 34 x 13 cm Sculpture

$1,850

Our recommendations Philip Hearsey, Second Chance [A], Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Second Chance [A], 2015 55 x 35 x 16 cm Sculpture

$2,435

Philip Hearsey, After the Rain, Design

Philip Hearsey

After the Rain, 2021 56 x 20 x 10 cm Design

$2,898

Philip Hearsey, Acanto VIII, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Acanto VIII, 2019 53 x 29 x 14 cm Sculpture

$2,435

Philip Hearsey, Of this Land, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Of this Land, 2018 43.5 x 26 x 9.5 cm Sculpture

$2,435

Philip Hearsey, Let's go IV, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Let's go IV, 2019 42 x 25 x 7.5 cm Sculpture

$2,158

Philip Hearsey, Let's Go II, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Let's Go II, 2019 42 x 36 x 10 cm Sculpture

$2,158

Philip Hearsey, Let's Go I, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Let's Go I, 2019 35 x 26 x 9.5 cm Sculpture

$2,158

Philip Hearsey, Fragment I, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Fragment I, 2019 28.5 x 13 x 13 cm Sculpture

$1,850

Philip Hearsey, Distant Peace, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Distant Peace, 2020 56.5 x 21 x 13 cm Sculpture

$2,435

Philip Hearsey, Marking Time III, Sculpture

Philip Hearsey

Marking Time III, 2020 56 x 35 x 10 cm Sculpture

$3,391

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Who is the artist?

Philip Hearsey is a British sculptor born in 1946 who lives and works in Longtown, Herefordshire, UK. Philip has exhibited his work throughout the UK. He specializes in sand casting to make sculptures that engage the quality of bronze as a noble material in its own right. Casting in sand moulds is a simple and ancient method far removed from the sophisticated lost wax operation used by most art foundries. The sand casting process is relentless and unforgiving – the foundry is no place for a delicate original. It denies a complexity of form that imposes a disciplinary and enriching simplicity. Color is achieved in many ways. The most common and widely used method is to oxidize or patinate the bronze by employing the same chemical reaction that occurs in nature, but using a combination of mild heat and stronger solutions to achieve a faster result. Patination can be enhanced by the application of a transparent colorwash that maintains the inimitable variegated effects that are possible with oxidization, whilst producing a more vivid finish. The most usual colorwash is acrylic, but oil-bound washes or colored waxes are sometimes used. Coloring can also be achieved by painting alone and often this technique is utilized on part of a sculpture in combination with patination. Painting allows a greater range of colors than patination alone. All coloring is finished and protected by a marine grade lacquer and/or wax.

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What is Philip Hearsey’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Abstract Sculptors, Where Art Meets Design, Organic forms

When was Philip Hearsey born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1946