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Colin Hamilton  // Posts published by Colin Hamilton

21 Oct Posted by in Blog | Comments

Jago Coffee Table

Jago Coffee Table

This was a fun little project for a local couple here on Pender Island.  They needed a small coffee table but also wanted something artistic.  So I used some very unique pieces of red cedar that I found which have amazing colour patterns for the top of the table and fun curved pieces for the […]

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19 Oct Posted by in Blog | Comments

The Offering

The Offering

 This collaborative art piece called The Offering was done with Lenka Suchanek of White Rock, BC.  Lenka works in the centuries old European techniques of handmade bobbin lace and needle lace, bringing them to life in pictures, sculptures and wearable art. Specializing in metal lace, she uses fine wires of copper, bronze, steel, and precious metals […]

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Cedar Bench

Cedar Bench

This cedar bench was commissioned to commemorate a loved one, hence the name ‘Vin’ was carved into the back rest.  Made from salvaged red cedar from the beaches of the BC coast, and constructed using mortise and tenon joinery, this bench now sits in a lovely garden setting.  The bench is finished with OSMO exterior […]

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17 Oct Posted by in Blog | Comments

From the Woods- A collaborative art show

From the Woods- A collaborative art show

Colin’s sculptures and furniture were once again shown at Pender’s local winery, Sea Star Vineyards, alongside four other Pender artists.  The June 23-25th show titled ‘From the Woods’ featured paintings by Kim Pollard and Carol Davidson, wood turning by Robert Wilman, and multi-media creations by Bea McDowell, which filled the gallery space provided by the winery […]

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11 Oct Posted by in Blog | 1 comment

Sculpting with Amber Briglio Photography

Sculpting with Amber Briglio Photography

Sculpting Fire Dance II with a local photographer~ I had a great time this past spring working with a photographer who was interested in following the start to finish process of a sculpture.  Amber Briglio came for a couple of hours 3 times over the course of a week or two to capture images from […]

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24 Jul Posted by in For Sale, Portfolio, Sculpture | Comments Off on The Offering

The Offering

The Offering

A new collaborative piece with Lenka Suchanek, Way Of Lace~ “The Offering”. Lenka designs and creates images using metal wire, an ancient craft of lace work. In the Mandala, the energy radiates from the centre, which represent depths of the earth (stones and crystals) and the ocean (bamboo coral and shell). Three colours of water […]

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24 Jul Posted by in Garden Structures, Portfolio | Comments Off on Rose Trellis

Rose Trellis

Rose Trellis

A free standing trellis for a climbing rose made from reclaimed, hand split red cedar.  This trellis has been installed using a metal saddle imbedded into concrete to keep the supporting post dry throughout the winter.

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13 Jul Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Magic Lake Gate

Magic Lake Gate

Magic Lake Gate

This is a new hand split gate for a client who had some fencing built a few years ago, and wanted to upgrade the old gate to one which would match the style of fence.  Made from reclaimed red cedar and constructed with mortise and tenon joinery, this gate has been left without a finish, […]

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12 Jul Posted by in For Sale, Portfolio, Sculpture | Comments Off on Laughing Tree Cedar Sculpture

Laughing Tree Cedar Sculpture

Laughing Tree Cedar Sculpture

SOLD~ This red cedar sculpture of a tree ended up having a smiling face on one side!  A result of the relatively unplanned carving process, the Laughing Tree came to life towards the end of the shaping of the boughs due to a small soft area that needed to be removed.  The base of the […]

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12 Jul Posted by in For Sale, Portfolio, Sculpture | Comments Off on Fire Dance II

Fire Dance II

Fire Dance II

For sale~ A free form sculpture made from salvaged red cedar and finished with a natural oil finish.  Curves and twists have a muscle-like quality and the glow of the oranges and reds with deeper shades of dark brown evoke a fiery feel.  $450.

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