G A Haselup FIPG

3D Sculpting for Gold and Silverware


Meet Gavin

Hi, my name is Gavin, I attended Medway College of Design during the 1980’s where I studied Silversmithing. Always having an interest in modelmaking since an early age I combined the two skills to produce traditionally sculpted items. However, in 2012 I was introduced to 3D sculpting. Aware of its many advantages I began to use ZBrush software to produce my work in this way.

I have produced work for several leading Goldsmiths, Silversmiths and Jewellers and have won several Goldsmith’s craft and design awards including in 2012 the much coveted Cartier ward. I am also a fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths.

3D Sculpting

Bringing digital to life!

3D sculpting, also known as digital sculpting, is the use of software that offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab, pinch or otherwise manipulate a digital object as if it were made of a real-life substance such as clay. 3D sculpting has many advantages over traditional sculpting methods in that ideas can be constructed or changed in very short time frames helping the customer to visualise quickly ideas that they have in mind.

Once completed sculptures can then be rendered in various finishes  ( gold, silver, bronze etc)    Finally, the finished sculpture is 3D printed to the size required ready for casting in precious metal.


The Process

Pose

Pose

The figure is posed. Anatomy, proportions and aesthetics are checked
Details

Details

Clothing and equipment are added from inside layers out as if actually dressing the figure
Rendering

Rendering

Photo realistic rendering software is used to recreate material finishes
3D Printing

3D Printing

Finally the 3D sculpture is printed to the required size ready to be cast in precious metal

WWI Tommy
Gold Award Goldsmiths Craft & Design Council Awards 2018


Commission a Sculpture

I am available for commissions

Are you looking for a personalised or bespoke sculpture for that special gift or occasion?

From custom 3D design to finished product… please get in touch to discuss your requirements.


What My Customers Say

I love creating bespoke sculptures, and I love to hear your feedback…

Testimonials

Gav is an absolutely brilliant modeler and has what so few craftsmen and artists have in this age of digital reproduction…a great eye, great manual skills and a real sympathy in conveying the human form, clothed or unclothed. He interprets my ideas brilliantly and he is also a wonderful sculptor of almost any other subject. Most importantly he is a lot of fun to work with.

Theo Fennell Britain’s Leading Jeweller

You are the best of the best of the best, and a great bloke to boot, and the trade would be a worse place without you

Greg Dennis Gold & Silversmith

Gavin’s service is second to none. We've gone to him with very demanding design briefs and he has delivered each and every time! Gavin is exceptionally skilled, wonderful to work with, and always ensures that we are 100% happy. He is an absolute asset and we couldn’t recommend him highly enough!

Eileen Gatt Jewellery Designer


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