Fishing with Grandpa
Sitting on the end of the dock, a boy and his grandfather spend the afternoon fishing. He gets a bite, and struggles to hold onto the pole, as grandpa takes the line and reaches for the net.
Made as a birthday gift for our Dad, in December 1993.
Media: Grandpa's head. hands & feet are Super Sculpey, on a wire armature with a cloth body. Painted blue eyes, and gray mohair. Beige pants with rolled up cuffs, plaid shirt with rolled up sleeves, fishing hat with flies in band. Boy sculpted by Marianne. Head, hands & legs of Super Sculpey, on a wire armature with a cloth body. Painted blue eyes, blonde hair. Blue shorts, striped T-shirt. Holding fishing pole. Small shell collection beside him on dock.
Props: Seated on wooden dock, with wooden blue cooler, fishing box, poles, bobbers, a can of worms, and a board with a cut up fish. Worms and fish of Super Sculpey.
Height: approx 40 cm (16")