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Fibreglass Mouldings & Sculpture in Essex


01268 726470

aden.hynes@hotmail.com

 

Sculpture Studios in Essex produce fibreglass mouldings,fibreglass sculpture, rubber moulds and production runs in GRP glassfibre and class O rated material.  We create sculptures, one-offs spheres and hemisphere moulding in glass fibre. See the images below for examples of our work.

Classical Statue Carving

Classical Statue Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Giant classical style statue, carved from polystyrene / styrofoam with a soft water based plaster render finish and white emulsion paint. Greek / roman olympian posed legs, created for Burberry's Makers House in Soho, London.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Stage Prop Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Stage Prop Carving

Eddie Scribe for Iron Maiden Concert

A large polystyrene / styrofoam carving of Eddie Scribe for Iron Maiden's England Tour. Later coated in fibreglass and artworked. Designed to split down the middle to allow for its setup on stage.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Head

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Head

Bafta Mask

Large Bafta head polystyrene /styrofoam carving then finished in glass fibre. Created for the televised awards program. Made in sections first taken from a master Bafta mask award.

Samurai Warrior Statue

Samurai Warrior Statue

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Lifesize statue of a Samurai Warrior at 2 metres tall. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, with a blanket coat of glass fibre. Details created from resin and fast cast plastic. Finished with a dry brush bronze paint effect.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Detail Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Detail Carving

Architectural Carving

Architectural features for a palace in Qatar. Polystyrene / styrofoam carving to resemble classical flowing architectural design. Later coated in plaster to achieve a stronger and smoother finish. Five different pieces were created in total.

Lion Mountain

Lion Mountain

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Lion mountain created for AKQA's 'Future Lions' project, in Cannes, France, 2016. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, with a blanket coat of glass fibre, a render of a flexible concrete, and artworked with emulsion paints to look like stone / rock. Broken down into several sections for transportation.

Welsh Red Dragon

Welsh Red Dragon

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Welsh inspired stone red dragon, carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, with a blanket coat of glass fibre and a flexible concrete render. Artworked to resemble red stone, and positioned to hold a flag pole.

Angry Birds Egg and Nest

Angry Birds Egg and Nest

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Giant Egg and Nest, created for Icon, for Sony's Angry Birds Movie promo event in Cannes, as a red carpet feature. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, egg moulded from glass fibre, and the nest given a fibreglass blanket coat and art worked. Egg made from a 2 part spray foam, applied inside the egg mould, to break apart on cue on location in France.

Giant Thorn

Giant Thorn

Polystyrene Carving

Giant 6m Thorn, carved from polystyrene, and finished in glass fibre with a bronze look effect. Commisioned and created for Irish artist Patrick O'Reilly, as part of his exhibition at the Galway Arts Festive, alongside his 'Shed' exhibit.

Giant Mushrooms

Giant Mushrooms

Giant mushrooms created for Tropical Birdland in Leicester. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, and covered witha blanket coat of glass fibre, finished, and artworked with 2k car body paints. Designed to light up and be displayed on a fairy walk for children.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Ice Berg Stage

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Ice Berg Stage

TV Commercial Polystyrene Sculpture

Ice set carved from polystyrene / styrofoam for Coles advertisement featuring Status Quo. Stage built in nine flats with ice theme surroundings and ice sheet backdrops.

Lifesize Pikachu

Lifesize Pikachu

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Life-size Pikachu, carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, and finished in glass fibre, with 2k paints. Created for Kidzania in Westfield, West London. Commissioned by The Pokémon Company International.

Giant Hand and Torch

Giant Hand and Torch

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Piece of sculpture made for the Radclyffe School in Manchester. Designed by eight students at the school, carved in polystyrene / styrofoam, with a blanket coat of glass fibre, to resemble a giant hand and olympic style flame and torch. To be exhibitioned at the front of the school, overlooking the main entrance.

Resurrection of the Division Bell

Resurrection of the Division Bell

Polystyreen / Styrofoam Carving, Fibreglass Moulding

Replications of the original metal heads for the Pink Floyd Division Bell album cover from 1994. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, 8ft tall, moulded and cast from glass fibre, and artwork.

For Hire! Greased Lightning Car Stage Prop

For Hire! Greased Lightning Car Stage Prop

Contact us for details. Greased Lightnin stage show prop, ready for hire. Rusty car base of one side of the car, with front detachable sections for both ease of transport and maneuverability in backstage spaces, and for the drive in movie scene. Remoavable panels to quickly transform into Greased Lightning.

Giant Yorkshire Terrier Dog

Giant Yorkshire Terrier Dog

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

3m tall Yorkshire Terrier, created for The National Newspaper's 'Expect Big Things' campaign. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, with a blanket coat of glass fibre, faux fur, and artworked. Moved to various locations around London for the event.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Ice Set by Sculpture Studios

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Ice Set by Sculpture Studios

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Ice set, created to exhibition a CAT dozer that travelled across the Antarctic. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, with a concrete render, and artworked to look glacial with ice and snow.

Giant Conker Sculpture

Giant Conker Sculpture

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Giant conker 8 times life size made for Panasonic advertisement. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam and finished in glass fibre. Positioned underneath a tree in Scotland as if it had just fallen.

Dead Cow

Dead Cow

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Carving a life size dead (but not dead!) cow from polystyrene / styrofoam. Blanket coat or glass fibre, and primed white for a campaign tour around Europe for Compassion in World Farming

Space Set

Space Set

Polystyrene / Strofoam Carving

Space set created for the 2016 Clydesdale Bank commercial. Commissioned by Philip Shaw from Plumred Limited, created from polystyrene / styrofoam, and rendered with plaster of paris. Scenery created as one of multiple sets for the television advert.

Creating Stone Henge

Creating Stone Henge

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Scale representation of Stone Henge, carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, and rendered to resemble a stone finish. Created for the National Lottery's 2015 advert, featuring Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen.

Giant Tentacle

Giant Tentacle

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Giant tentacle, carved from polystyrene, finished in glass fibre and airbrushed. Created for Miss Aniela art and fashion photographer, for the promotional launch of the new Nikon D810.

Adidas Shoe

Adidas Shoe

Found in Portfolio: Corporate Company

Large 1.5m long shoe made for an Adidas press launch, to promote their choice of 50 colours of trainer. The shoe featured is an Adidas Superstar, and the sculpture is carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, finished and left white, so it can be tagged, and artworked with graffiti.

Giant Chess Pieces

Giant Chess Pieces

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Large chess pieces created for AKQA, for the Future Lions 2015 event in Cannes, France. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, moulded and cast in glass fibre. Airbrushed and artworked to resemble white marble. Project included 2 knights, 2 pawns, and a Lion centre piece as the king.

Giant Coconut

Giant Coconut

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Gigantic Coconut made for Vita Coco advertising campaign. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, and coated in foil and glass fibre, 8ft tall.

Giant Concrete Dog

Giant Concrete Dog

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Giant concrete dog and plinth created for Evian Christ's trance event at the ICA in London. Carved from polystyrene in the style of a German Pointer, and covered in a render of flexible concrete for a one day event. Commissioned by David Rudnick.

Giant Rabbits

Giant Rabbits

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Giant rabbits created from polystyrene / styrofoam, hand carved for the 2017 Mayfair Flower Show. Collaborations of rabbits and hare images, blown up to large scale.

Purple Polystyrene Plane

Purple Polystyrene Plane

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Replica small scale model of an Embracer 195 aircraft for Flybe national airline's branded sponsor car. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam with a blanket coat of glass fibre, painted and fitted with brackets for mounting on a car roof rack.

Reindeer Figures

Reindeer Figures

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Male and Female Reindeer figures created for Annabelle's in Berkley Square, London. 6 to 7 foot tall, carved from polystyrene, layered with jesmonite, flocked, and artworked for a short term exterior setup over the festive season of 2015.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Demonstration

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Demonstration

Personal Demonstration

Polystyrene / styrofoam carving demonstration at Eastgate Basildon shopping center by sculptor Aden Hynes.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Brain

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Brain

Polystyrene Exhibition Sculpture

A brain carved from polystyrene / styrofoam to be displayed at an exhibition. Fitted with LED rope-lights in the grooves for added visual effect.

Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Front end of a classic Volkswagen Beetle, made for a cruise liner stage show. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, with a blanket coat of glass fibre, painted with yellow emulsions. Chrome bumper, bonnet strips, and headlamps added.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Sculpture Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Sculpture Carving

Skipping Twins for Mackenzie Thorpe

Based on the artwork and marquets designed and created by artist Mackenzie Thorpe, the Skipping Together sculpture was created for a childrens' hospital in Oklahoma. The figures' patterns were a polystyrene / styrofoam carving, with moulds made and finished in glass fibre.

Mossy Polystyrene / Styrofoam Rocks

Mossy Polystyrene / Styrofoam Rocks

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving, Fibreglass Moulding

Mossy Rocks, carved from polystyrene / styrofoam and rendered with a flexible concrete. Created for Cotswold Outdoor shop window displays around the UK

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Promotional Sculpture

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Promotional Sculpture

Tree Rex - Skylander

Polystyrene / styrofoam carving of Tree Rex - a new character of the Skylander Giants computer game series. Made for an exhibition of the game.

Polystyrene / styrofoam Sculpture Carving

Polystyrene / styrofoam Sculpture Carving

Pink Floyd Heads

Two separate pieces of sculpture for Pink Floyd: a large Syd Barrett head carving and two symmetrical heads facing each other. Carving from polystyrene / styrofoam initially, with the symmetrical faces shot on location and used on the Division Bell album cover.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Garden Sculpture Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Garden Sculpture Carving

Mount Rushmore Footballers

Iconic Mount Rushmore depicting famous footballers, carved from polystyrene / styrofoam. Created for Lotto as a garden sculpture. Special feature of Paul Gascoigne crying.

Giant Bowl & Whisk

Giant Bowl & Whisk

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Giant Bowl & Whisk created for It's a Baking Thing, to be taken around the country for exhibition displays. Taken from their 2d logo, carved from polystyrene, finished with a light plaster render and emulsion paints. 1.5 meters in diameter.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Rock Wall Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Rock Wall Carving

Strongbow TV Advert Wall

A dry stone rock wall carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, rendered in a layer of spray concrete and then artworked. Created to allow a man to fit snugly within it, and broken down into sections for ease of transportation. Featured in a Strongbow television advert to represent impossible challenges.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Promotional Sculpture

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Promotional Sculpture

Jet Vac - Skylander

Polystyrene / styrofoam carving of Jet Vac - a character from the Skylander computer game series. Made to go on display at an exhibition of the game.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Vehicle Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Vehicle Carving

Ben 10 Monster Trucks

Fitted to a framework of a truck, polystyrene / styrofoam carving sections were positioned before a mould was made from glass fibre. Five different designs were made, representing various Ben 10 characters. The finished fibreglass pieces were attached to monster trucks for a display in the 02 arena.

Polystyrene Dog

Polystyrene Dog

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Large Polystyrene / Styrofoam dog carved for Shinola Detroit shop window display. Sitting 8foot high, kept in two halves and poly sanded down to a smooth finish for a quick turn around job.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Set Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Set Carving

Gingerbread Forest Set

Carved in polystyrene / styrofoam, and artworked for a children's school display, style in the theme of a Hansel and Gretel gingerbread forest.

Giant Sugar Cube

Giant Sugar Cube

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Giant polystyrene / styrofoam sugar cube. Created for Atkins low calorie sugar diet campaign. Designed to clad a wooden box sections, as a movable room to take to numerous locations. Made from polystyrene / styrofoam, with the foam covered in a flexible dryvit concrete render, white emulsion paint, and glitter.

The Docker Statue

The Docker Statue

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

"The Docker" figure carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, moulded and cast in bronze, to commemorate the Port of Newry. Sculpture commissioned by Tony Stallard.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Display Models

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Display Models

Shu Uemura Dolls

Two polystyrene / styrofoam doll models, created for a shop display. Standing 1.8m and 1.6m tall. Coated in a layer of soft filler for protection and smoothness, and then painted.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Bar Theming

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving Bar Theming

Moon Bar

A wall originally carved in polystyrene / styrofoam, designed to resemble the moon's texture. Fitted on location to enhance a themed bar area.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Gifts As Unique As They Are Signs

Gifts as unique as they are signs, made for the TX MAXX christmas advertising campaign. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, and finished with white paint surface for front window shop display in london.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Prop Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Prop Carving

Monopoly Hat & Boot

Two scaled-up models of Monopoly playing pieces. Polystyrene / styrofoam carving with emulsion finish, and used in a one day photo shoot.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Album Prop Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Album Prop Carving

Phrenology Head

Phrenology head carved in polystyrene / styrofoam, made for 10cc album photo shoot.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam carving of a Dove

Polystyrene / Styrofoam carving of a Dove

School Exhibition Display

Giant polystyrene / styrofoam dove, created for a children's school display. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam and lightly painted to exhibit the children's work.

Polystyrene Prop Carving

Polystyrene Prop Carving

Boat-Themed Mobile Library

A mobile boat designed to carry books. Built for a school's library to encourage the children to read. The initial pattern was a polystyrene carving to define the shape and size. Finished result produced in glass fibre.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Rock Display Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Rock Display Carving

Car Ramp

Large rocks were initially polystyrene / styrofoam carvings in four wall-like sections, then coated in fibreglass and textured. Artwork, foliage and metalwork was later applied. The final product was used in a shopping centre to display a new Mercedes Benz 4x4 car.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Sculpture Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Sculpture Carving

Chessington Dragon Sculpture

Polystyrene / styrofoam carving from a maquette model then a blanket coated in fibreglass. Textured, painted and installed on location on the Dragon Falls river ride at Chessington World of Adventures.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Stone Wall

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Stone Wall

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Dry stone wall, carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, created for the freeze festival in Greenwich, London. Made to resemble the wall on the 3 moonwalking pony advert.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Art Piece Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Art Piece Carving

Chrome Heart Booty

Chrome finished heart shaped art piece, firstly a polystyrene / styrofoam carving. Designed to represent a female's bottom when viewed upside-down.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Set Theme Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Set Theme Carving

Treasure Cave School Display

Aladdin's Cave of Wonders style set for 3D school display. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam and artworked, to be broken down and re-set up in school.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Sculpture Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Sculpture Carving

Large Female Figurative Sculpture

The woman figure was an initial polystyrene / styrofoam carving, then a thin render of flexible concrete was applied to the surface to give a stone texture. Created for a TV commercial.

Disney Backdrop Theming

Disney Backdrop Theming

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Creating backdrop displays for a school, in the style of Disney-esque sets. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam and then artwork with emulsion paints.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Peacocks

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Peacocks

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Two life-size polystyrene / styrofoam peacocks, made to be decorated with a floral arrangement. Created for a wedding ceremony in Germany.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Prop Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Prop Carving

Wreck-It Ralph 8bit Models

8bit models carved from polystyrene / styrofoam for a promotion of Disney Pixar's Wreck-It Ralph film. Each model was made in pieces cut with hot wire, then plastic coated, painted and varnished. Placed in situ at London's Brick Lane.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Scenery Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Scenery Carving

Chessington Buddha Heads

Polystyrene / styrofoam carving from a maquette model. Glass fibre moulds were then made and two complete glass fibre heads were cast from the mould to look different from one another. Textured, painted and installed on location on the Dragon Falls river ride at Chessington World of Adventures.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carnival Float Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carnival Float Carving

Large Polystyrene Cake

Designed for Michelin as the base of a display float. Themed like a large fruit cake, this was used in the Lord Mayor's Parade. Polystyrene / styrofoam carving made in sections for transportation, and designed to last one day only.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Prop Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Prop Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Tombstones

Three tombstones created for the BBC program 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood'. Polystyrene / styrofoam carvings to be lightweight and easy to move, and made hollow to reduce the weight even further. Artwork, detailing and lettering was applied onto a layer of plaster which covered the polystyrene / styrofoam.

Pantomime Lamp for Aladdin

Pantomime Lamp for Aladdin

Polystyrene Carving Theatrical Prop

A polystyrene carving of a lamp, covered in tin foil and then artworked. Designed to stand in the theatre foyer to promote the production.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Figure Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Figure Carving

Expo Angel Sculpture

Two large figures created for the Expo show in Spain. Initial polystyrene / styrofoam carving, moulds made and casts taken in fibreglass with internal metalwork.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Scenery Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Scenery Carving

Vauxhall Opal Arch

Polystyrene / styrofoam carving rocks created for a photo shoot for Vauxhall Opal to last one day. A thin layer of flexible concrete was added for texture, and then painted.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Model Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Model Carving

Tin Tin

3D polystyrene / styrofoamcarving of Tin Tin figure. Finished with plaster and paint. Standing four feet tall.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Set Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Set Carving

Scott of the Antarctic

Polystyrene / styrofoam carving set building of scenic ice. Created for a museum in Dundee showing Scott's Antarctic expedition. Finished in fibreglass and paints.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Prop Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Prop Carving

Happy Shopper Float

Polystyrene / styrofoam carving of household products, created for a float for the Lord Mayor's Show. Painted and artworked to last one day.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Pit Walls

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Pit Walls

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Created for Freestone Creative, 8ft breeze block pit walls made from polystyrene / styrofoam.

Giant Polystyrene / Styrofoam Bottle Carving

Giant Polystyrene / Styrofoam Bottle Carving

Gordon's Gin Display

Large polystyrene / styrofoam carving bottles, created as scenery for an exhibition display. Artworked with labels made for the bottles.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Set Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Set Carving

Smilin’ Sams Themed Pub

Several thousand square feet of polystyrene / styrofoam carving set buildings created for the games area of Smilin' Sams nightclubs. Created as panels, and installed on site. Three nightclubs were completed in total.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Display Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Display Carving

Nintendo Totem Pole

Polystyrene / styrofoam carving pattern created with a blanket coat of fibreglass, and then artworked. Created for a promotional Nintendo games display.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Sculpture Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Sculpture Carving

Teddy Head

Large teddy head created for an artist, for a London Underground platform installation. A polystyrene / styrofoam carving with a concrete render applied to the surface.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Art Piece Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Art Piece Carving

Black Rocks

Polystyrene / styrofoam carving rocks. Protected, then given a blanket coat of fibreglass, and then painted. For an art photographic shoot.

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Prop Carving

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Prop Carving

Grease Cars Stage Show

Two stage prop cars created for a school's production of Grease. Both were polystyrene / styrofoam carvings to keep them light, allowing the cast to easily move them around the stage.

Anchors

Anchors

Polystyrene / Styrofoam Carving

Anchors carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, for the Mayflower colour guard dance group. Covered in foil and painted as a quick turnaround job

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