Binkley Making Progress with ZBrush Program

I’ve been teaching myself ZBrush, a virtual sculpting program on my computer. I’m finding it very challenging, as the program is extremely powerful, which translates to a steep learning curve!

I posted some of my doodles a while back, but now I’ve created three files that I have had made into 3D prints. These are plastic sculptures […]

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Binkley Working Further with ZBrush

ZBrush Document

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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Binkley Orca on ArtBomb on Friday

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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 Sculpture Commission for a Professional Dancer

I was commissioned by patrons to carve a sculpture that they wanted to present to their daughter as a birthday gift. The recipient is a professional dancer and owner of the Howe Sound Dance Academy in Squamish, BC, Canada. My patrons sent me photographs of their daughter in action and their intent was to give […]

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The Owl and the Pussycat Sculpture Commission

I was commissioned by a long-time supporter to create a special sculpture that he wanted to give to his wife for her milestone birthday. Alleyne Cook has been our gardening mentor for decades and he and his wife, Barbara love my work. Alleyne wished to surprise her with my rendition of the Owl and the […]

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Deaccessioning a Binkley Marble Sculpture

Michelle and I deaccessioned a marble female nude sculpture in our sculpture garden. I carved the piece, titled “Enya,” in 1988 for the opening of one of my exhibitions. “Enya” is carved from calacatta marble, which is quarried at Carrara, Italy, but she began to deteriorate while outdoors in the sculpture garden and became unsalable. […]

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Venice Biennale 2015 – Final Review

albert serra venice biennale 2015 spain michael binkley sculpture vancouver canada

albert serra venice biennale 2015 spain michael binkley sculpture vancouver canada

I will end my posts on Michelle and my visits to the Venice Biennale 2015 with the exhibit by Spanish artist, Albert Serra’s films, titled “Singularity,” 2015.

This exhibit was in a warehouse on Isola di San Pietro, […]

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Binkley Studio Show 2014

michael binkley sculptor in stone vancouver canada

I have been in Changsha, China for the past two months carving the above granite sculpture, “Look to the Horizon.” This means that I have not been able to create a new collection of sculpture for my annual Studio Show in […]

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