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bronze scarecrow  
 
December 2016

The Strawman has landed in New Zealand
The public gardens of Hamilton, in Hamilton New Zealand have just received the 'The Strawman' and they have placed him in the 'Kitchen Garden'.

Hamilton Gardens are very well known and have won many awards over the years, for their eye catching and fascinating themed gardens.

> Click here to see the gardens.


 
       
bronze scarecrow  
 
September 2016
Invitation to lunch and see a live bronze pour
After the success of last years open day, we decided to have another one this year. Showing people the fascinating and complex stages of creating a bronze sculpture, along with a spot of lunch.

This year we held a large group exhibition of sculptures by Simon Manby, Lloyd Le Blanc and Judith Holmes Drewry. Our converted studios made a fablious gallery for a retorspective collection of paintings, drawings and constructions from 1970-2016 by Alan Mc Phersion.


We will be planning another event for the spring and autumn of next year, so if your interested in coming along, please do get in touch and we will add you to the invitation list.


 
       
bronze scarecrow   bronze scarecrow
       
bronze scarecrow  
 
August 2016

The Scarecrow
Lloyd has just finished modelling and casting of this new bronze sculpture of the scarecrow, 'The Early Morning Scarecrow'.




 
       
bronze sculpture of secretary bird  
 
July 2016

Lloyd modelling a new Sculpture - The Secretary Bird
Lloyd has just started modelling of the ‘Secretary Bird’. It's quite a fascinating bird and one that has always intrigued Lloyd.

Secretary birds required their name because of their quill-like crests on the backs of their heads, that resemble 18th century clerks with pens tucked into their wigs!

We’ll be putting up some more images of the actual sculpture soon.



 
       
RHS Chelsea Flower Show Jardin Blanc  
 
May 2016

Bronze sculptures arrive at Jardin Blanc for the
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

We will have a range of works from Lloyd and Judith at the Jardin Blanc hospitality suite, which is being hosted by Raymond Blanc and Sodexo.


 
       
Lloyd Le Blanc book of sculptures  
 
May 2016

UPDATED EDITION OF
Lloyd Le Blanc Book of Sculptures

We have just updated Lloyds self-published book which illustrates most of Lloyd’s work, to include all of new works to date, like the 'Artic Song Bird' and the 'Cranes coming in for a Dance'.
The book can be viewed and purchased via Blurb.

> Click here to view or buy the book
 
       
       
RHS Chelsea Flower Show Jardin Blanc  
 
April 2016

Jardin Blanc hospitality at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Several of Lloyd and Judith's sculptures will grace the garden's
of the new Jardin Blanc and the Queen Elizabeth II Suite at the Chelsea Flower Show this year.

Sculptures include a large artichoke and cep mushrooms by
Lloyd Le Blanc. Also in a more secluded part of the garden for
the inquisitive viewer to discover, will be life size figures by
Judith Holmes Drewry.

For more information click on the links below:
> www.raymondblanc.com
> #JardinBlanc
> www.rhs.org.uk

 
RHS Chelsea Flower Show Jardin Blanc   RHS Chelsea Flower Show Jardin Blanc
       
       
Bronze sculptures at Borde Hill Garden  
 
March 2016

Exhibition at Borde Hill Garden, West Sussex
01 May - 30 September 2016, 10am - 6pm
Borde Hill Gardens are having their anual sculpture exhibition, which will include Lloyds Magnificent Bird of Paradise.

> www.bordehill.co.uk
 
       
Clay sculpture of fantail bird  
 
February 2016

New sculpture - Fantail for the Strawman
Lloyd is currently in the process of modelling the Fantail for the Strawman. He's going to look quite proud on his arm - and yes the feet will be added later!
 
       
Bronze sculpture of Scarecrow  
 
January 2016

Strawman setting sale for warmer climates
The starwman is setting off on the long journey to New Zealand, where he'll stand pride of place at Hamilton Gardens.
There will also be a native bird of New Zealand, a Fantail, placed upon his arm, which Lloyd will model and cast especally.

> The Stawman
 
       
Bronze sculpture of Barn Owl Landing  
 
December 2015

New sculpture - Barn Owl Landing
We now have a new addition to the sculpture garden,
the 'Barn Owl Landing'.

> Barn Owl Landing
 
       
Bronze sculptures of baby deer fawn  
 
September 2015

New sculpture - Arctic song bird
Whilst casting the Fawn deer, Lloyd has already put his had to another new sculpture, it's of a Siberian Rubythroat.
For more images, click on the link below.

> Arctic song bird


 
       
Bronze sculptures of baby deer fawn  
 
August 2015

New sculpture - Fawn deer
Lloyd has finished the clay of the Fawn and so we have had it cast. For more images of this little one, click on the link below.

> Fawn deer


 
       
New sculpture in clay  
 
July 2015

New sculpture in the making
Lloyd has almost finished his new sculpture of a Fawn.
The fawn will sit along side the pair of fallow deer.

> Pair of fallow deer


 
       
Le Blanc Fine Art open day  
 
June 2015

Open Day
After the success of last years open day, we decided to have another one this year. Showing people the fascinating and complex
stages of creating a bronze sculpture,
along with a spot of lunch.

We exhibited works by both Judith and Lloyd,
the late Sidney Harpley and Alan McPherson.


> www.chrisbeetles.com
> www.alanmcphersonart.com


 
       
Bronze sculptures at Borde Hill Garden  
 
April 2015

Exhibition at Borde Hill Garden, West Sussex
01 May - 01 September 2015, 10am - 6pm
Borde Hill Gardens are celebrating their 50 Anniversary, and to celebrate they are have a sculpture exhibition, which will include a selection of Judith and Lloyds bronze sculptures.

> www.bordehill.co.uk
 
       
Dubi exhibtion of bronze sculptures  
 
March 2015

Exhibition at the Majlis Gallery, Dubai
After the success of the last year's exhibition in Dubai, we have returned to the Majlis Gallery, which will feature some of Lloyd's sculptures, including the 'Cranes - Sleeping & Awake' and the 'Artichoke V'. Alongside Lloyd's work, we will be exhibiting some of Judith's figurative works as well.

> www.themajlisgallery.com
 
       
17 mallard ducks taking flight at Walnut Creek California  
 
March 2015

Sculpture in the making
17 Mallard Ducks Taking Flight

Work has started on the 17 Mallard Ducks Taking Flight. Lloyd has been busy working on the life-size sculpture of the ducks. It's quite an art in it's self - combining the composition with the structural elements required for the cantilever, as well as keeping the grace and beauty of the sculpture.
 
       
17 mallard ducks taking flight at Walnut Creek California  
 
February 2015

Commission of 17 Mallard Ducks Taking Flight
at Walnut Creek, California

We’ve just had the go-ahead for a new commission, which is going to be placed on ‘The Arroyo’ building in Walnut Creek, California. The sculpture is going to be of 17 ducks taking flight, which will be cantilevered over the entrance of the building, with a cascading waterfall.
 
       
John Michael Thomas  
 
December 2014

‘The Peacock Project’ in honour of Elizabeth Buckley
at Winter Park, Florida

John Michael Thomas, a 15 year old Life Scout with Troop 62 in Winter Park, Florida, raised $50,000 for a memorial garden. The garden included Lloyd’s Bronze Peacock Fountain, which was in honour of Elizabeth Buckley, who passed away from an inoperable brain tumour on New Years Eve 2012. She was 13 years old.
 
John reached his goal and the memorial garden was built.
Well done John - such a lovely and remarkable thing to do
for a special friend.


> www.facebook.com/ThePeacockProject62
 
       
Bronze Springer Spaniel Dog  
 
December 2014

Melton Borough Council - Working dog commission -
Stage 2. Unveiling of the two remaining ‘Working dog sculptures'

The commission of the Golden Retriever and Springer Spaniel have now been completed and unveiled at the Council offices in Melton Mowbray. These two sculptures are accompanying the German Shepherd that was installed last December.

> www.melton.gov.uk
 
       
Lloyd Le Blanc Book of Sculptures  
 
November 2014

Lloyd Le Blanc Book of Sculptures
We have just self-published a book illustrating most of Lloyd’s
work to date, this is to coincide with the exhibition in Dubai.
The book can be viewed and purchased via Blurb.

> Click here to view or buy the book
 
       
Dubi exhibtion of bronze sculptures  
 
November 2014

Dubai exhibition

Lloyd has just returned from Dubai after exhibiting a selection of his work at the Majlis Gallery. The exhibition featured Lloyd's new sculpture ‘Cranes coming in for a Dance’, which has been very well received.
 
       
Bronze sculpture of cranes dancing  
 
October 2014

Cranes dancing
Work completed on the new feature sculpture

Lloyd has just completed the new feature sculpture of some dancing cranes. We placed it into one of our ponds to see how it would look...

> Click here for more information
 
       
Kew Gardens Bronze Sculptures  
 
September 2014

Lloyd’s sculptures to feature on BBC 2
'Kew on a Plate' with Raymond Blanc

Lloyd's sculpture's will feature in a new series for BBC2 called
‘Kew On A Plate'. Raymond Blanc and co-presenter Kate Humble will use a section of Kew Gardens to explore the fascinating history and provenance of the heritage varieties of fruit and vegetables that Raymond plans to grow, across all four seasons. Raymond will then go on to cook delicious recipes using the seasonal produce he creates.
 
       
Working dog commission  
 
June 2014

Melton Borough Council - Working dog commission -
Stage 2

Le Blanc Fine Art has been commissioned by Melton Borough Council to model two of the remaining Military working dogs from the training base in Melton Mowbray. This time it'll be the Golden Retriever and Springer Spaniel. Not quite as scary as the German Shepherds.
 
       
Dubi exhibtion of bronze sculptures  
 
May 2014

Open Day
We had one of our two biannual ‘Open Days’ this month. This time we did it in collaboration with the 'Chris Beetles Gallery' showing Sydney Harpley's works as well. Things all went smoothly and the sun came out, which was lovely.
 
       
Dubi exhibtion of bronze sculptures  
 
April 2014

Dubai exhibition - Confirmed for November
We will be returning to Dubai after some years, to show a selection of Lloyd's and Judith's work. The exhibition will be held in November and the new sculpture of the 'Dancing Cranes' is set to be the feature piece.
 
       
Bronze Sculpture of cranes  
 
March 2014

Work starts on a new feature Sculpture - Dancing Cranes
Lloyd has started work on modelling a new sculpture of some 'Dancing Cranes'. The sculpture will be around two and a half metres tall and will be a feature within a pond - we're thinking!
 
       
New sculpture garden  
 
February 2014

Works on new area of the Sculpture Garden
It was one of Judith's long term projects, to transform a forgotten part of the garden into an area of adventure and discovery. So we began work on this at the beginning of February, to transform this area into part of our Sculpture Garden.
 
       
Melton Mowbray Bronze Sculpture  
 
December 2013

Installation and unveiling of the 'Working dog sculpture'
On the 2nd December the unveiling of the 'Working Dog Sculpture' in Melton Mowbray took place. The sculpture was liked by everyone, including the two actual working dogs who were there on the day!
 
       
Bronze sculpture of Child with Fruit Basket  
 
November 2013

Child with Fruit Basket - New sculpture
We have just finished putting the final touches to Lloyd's new sculpture of his grand daughter. We have decided to call it 'Child with Fruit Basket' as she really does love to explore and eat all of the fruits from the vegetable garden!

> Click here to view the Sculpture
 
       
Bronze sculpture of Still Life  
 
October 2013

Lloyd Le Blanc - Bronze Still Life Collection
Lloyd Le Blanc has just completed a collection of bronze still life sculptures, inspired by the artist Giorgio Morandi. These unusual works are quite different to Lloyd's other works. This is not a new subject for him but a return to his earlier interest in still life in the 1960s.

> Click here to view the Still Life collection
 
       
German shepard  
 
September 2013

Melton Borough Council - Working dog commission -
Stage 1

Le Blanc Fine Art has been commissioned by Melton Borough Council to model a Military working dog from the training base in Melton Mowbray.
So the first step was to visit the base and take some pictures of a German Shepherd. She was a lovely dog, but we still kept our distance!
 
       
Bronze sulpture of little girl  
 
September 2013

Child with Fruit Basket - New Sculpture
Lloyd has put his hands to modelling a new sculpture,
this time of his grand-daughter. We had a family get-together to
see the bronze pour. It just needs to be put together now!
 
       
Bronze Peacock  
 
August 2013

Peacock Walking - New Sculpture
As the Peacock fountain comes to the end of its edition, Lloyd has been busy, modelling and casting a new sculpture of the Peacock Walking.

> Click here to see more images
 
       
Judith Holmes Drewy Book  
 
2011

Judith Holmes Drewry Retrospective Book
In 2011 we held a retrospective exhibition in Judith’s honour,
at Home House in London. To coincide with this, we produced
a book of works to celebrate and to show her life achievements
and works. This book can also be viewed and purchased via Blurb.

> Click here to view or buy the book
 
 
 
 
     
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