Dragon Ascent Dragon Ascent Affordable Art 32263
Jacques Smit - Dragon Ascent | Other Art Art Painting
USD In the USA you can call us FREE on
     UI  Home  UI UI  Gallery  UI UI  My Favorites  UI UI  Power Search  UI  
    Random | By Subject | By Category | By Medium | Recent Additions | Recently Sold | Special Offers | Artists | Galleries | Send an eCard!

Jacques Smit - "Dragon Ascent"

"Dragon Ascent"

Dragon Ascent
Other, US$ 385

Dragon Ascent

Send as an eCard!



W: 560mm x H: 730mm x D: 290mm
W: 22" x H: 29" x D: 11"

Approx. Weight: 3.8kg

This work is unframed


US$ 385


Person Thumbnail

About "Dragon Ascent"

This piece represents the ultimate expression of a dragon. With body poised and wings outstretched, ready to beat down and launch it into flight.

In a way it represents my desire at the time to spread my wings and see what I could do.
It was technically challenging because I needed to correctly estimate the rate of shrinkage of the legs, feet and tail so that it would fit on the base properly.

The wings are constructed from fibreglass and bamboo to portray their delicate feel while still maintaining strength and durability.
I chose shoe polish in earth tones, sealed with a clear varnish to compliment the mopani wood base.

Jacques Smit

I love this art!
Tweet I love this art!
Share on Facebook

Share on Pinterest

View all 5 works by Jacques Smit

About Jacques

Jacques Smit

I'm inspired by the joy of seeing clay take on a life of it's own, by putting shape, form and feeling into a thought or concept. I have worked in several mediums, but only clay seems to bring my imagination to life.

Dragons are favorite subject because as an imaginary creature, I have complete freedom in how they take shape. My sculpting career began in 1990 with the desire to express the perfect dragon. No matter what else I do, I always come back to my dragons.
Along the way I discovered an interest in the contours, flowing lines and forms that make up faces. These are most of my wall-mounted works, which I like to show as aspects of nature such as deserts or flowing water.

I am often inspired by the patterns and grains of driftwood and many of my works are tailor-made for a specific driftwood base.
Most of the ideas for my pieces come from tales of magic, fantasy and mythology.

Price Range

US$ 86-433



Self Taught

People who chose Jacques's work also chose work by:

Find other:

Help! I've forgotten my password!