Binkley Begins a New Abstract

Written by Michael Binkley, June 21, 2016

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I began working on another abstract sculpture last summer, but after only one day of carving, I put it aside until a few days ago. I’ve been inspired to finish the piece.

It is one of the last remaining off-cut pieces of Carrara statuario marble from my Queen Mary 2 commission from […]

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Binkley Working Further with ZBrush

Written by Michael Binkley, June 18, 2016

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I am continuing my lessons with ZBrush, a virtual sculpting program that I am trying to learn. Above is a silly character that I created during one of my lessons.

The sculpting tools, nomenclature and interface are proving to be a steep learning curve, but I am soldering on. I am […]

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Female Nude Finds Home in Italy

Written by Michael Binkley, June 16, 2016

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I got an email from a new prospective collector last month, asking after my Female Torso sculpture. Nicola made an appointment to visit the gallery during his stay in Vancouver for a tech conference. He is the owner of Securcube, a digital forensics company which he has developed, based in Asolo, Italy.

He just […]

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New Binkley Bird on ArtBomb

Written by Michael Binkley, June 1, 2016

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To start the month of June, I will have another of my small bird sculptures on ArtBomb.

This bird sculpture is carved from aphrodite marble which is quarried in Alaska, USA. This sculpture composition has the bird’s head down and tail up, though a little hard to discern from looking down from […]

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Binkley Orca on ArtBomb on Friday

Written by Michael Binkley, May 25, 2016

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ArtBomb has requested another one of my pieces for their daily fine art auction and on Friday, May 27, 2016, you will have the opportunity to bid on my small leaping orca sculpture, pictured above.

I’ve carved the killer whale from a piece of allegra marble which is quarried in the Rocky […]

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Binkley Diversifying His Artistic Talents with ZBrush

Written by Michael Binkley, May 4, 2016

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I am going back to school! In an effort to add new dimensions to my skill set, I am learning to design and sculpt in virtual space by learning ZBrush through Pixologic’s online tutorials.

There are many 3D design programs on the market, but I have chosen to learn ZBrush. I was […]

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Michael Binkley Donates Another Sculpture to Seymour Art Gallery

Written by Michael Binkley, April 4, 2016

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I have donated another lovely abstract bird sculpture to the Seymour Art Gallery‘s annual Start with Art exhibition.

The show runs from April 6 – May 7, 2016, and is designed and curated to appeal to children. The artworks are displayed low, so […]

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Binkley Presents Vancouver Spring 2016

Written by Michael Binkley, April 3, 2016

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I am presenting another edition of “Vancouver Spring”, along with my colleagues, Sandra Bilawich (instructor) and Andrew Pothier (event convenor). This is an intensive five days of instruction that is designed to elevate your love of stone carving to the professional level.

Vancouver Spring will […]

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Binkley Bird Bombed!

Written by Michael Binkley, March 30, 2016

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I have another sculpture up for auction on the website, ArtBombDaily.com. Today, it is a small abstract bird sculpture carved from a colourful piece of honey onyx that is quarried in the state of Utah, USA. It is not meant to […]

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Michael Binkley Launches New Website Design

Written by Michael Binkley, March 22, 2016

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After many months of work, I’ve finally launched my new website design. This has been the most labour intensive website design ever and the fifth incarnation of my virtual presence. The graphic design and layout were created by my beautiful and very talented […]

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