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.
Sculpture Studios are proud to offer their personal congratulations to Lubaina Himid for her success in winning the 2017 Turner Prize.
Polystyrene/ Styrofoam and Fibreglass Stage Prop
Eddie Scribe for Iron Maiden Concert
A large Eddie Scribe figure for Iron Maiden's England Tour. Fibreglass was applied onto a polystyrene carving, and the figure was then artworked. Designed to split into two halves to allow for movement around the stage.
Large scale 3D scenic carving of BAFTA masks. Polystyrene carving with a glass fibre coat and the surface finished with gold leaf.
Fibreglass Bodywork for Truck Display
Ben 10 Monster Trucks
Monster truck character adaptations, created from polystyrene carvings and finished in fibreglass, for O2 Arena Ben 10 exhibition show. Final photos thanks to: Lisa Morris/MonsterPhotos.co.uk
Resurrection of the Division Bell
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.
Fibreglass Exhibition Sculpture
Tree Rex - Skylander
Fibreglass sculpture of Tree Rex - a new Skylander Giant computer game character. Originally carved in polystyrene, then fibreglassed, coated in soft filler and artworked. To go on display at an exhibition.
Fibreglass Exhibition Sculpture
Jet Vac - Skylander
A fibreglass model of Jet Vac, a character from the Skylander series of computer games. First carved in polystyrene, then fibreglassed and covered with a soft filler for smoothness. Artwork applied after, and varnished for protection.
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 Carving, Fibreglass Moulding
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.
Ant-Man and The Wasp Miniature Buses
2 miniature London buses created for the movie press release of Disney Marvel Ant-Man and The Wasp in August 2018. Small bus for photo shoot, made from MDF, and larger version made from fibreglass to fit over a drivable mobility scooter, to drive round London.
Giant sea horses created for Ipswich art trail, 2018. Carved from polystyrene, moulded in silicone rubber, and cast in glass fibre and artworked with internal metalwork.
Gus, the 3m giant silver back gorilla, created for WILD LIFE exhibition in London, as part of the London Design Festival. Commissioned by Broadgate and designed by Marokka, in collaboration with the Aspinall Foundation charity. 3D 5 axis cut from polystyrene / syrofoam, mould and cast glass fibre with a 2k paint finish.
Peppa Pig World Characters
Characters from the popular children's television program, created for Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park. The theme parks 2018 new rides include the Queen's Flying Coach Ride and Grampy Rabbit's Sailing Club.
Figures first carved from polystyrene, and moulded and cast from glass fibre. Painted and artworked with 1k car body paints, with internal metalwork for the arms and legs.
Fibreglass Tornado Jets
Small scale fibreglass Tornado fighter jets, created for Kings Lynn's 2016 art trail: the 100th anniversary of RAF Marham. Commissioned by Pauline Petch and the 75th Squadron Air Cadet Training Corps, to raise money for charity. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, moulded in silicone rubber and fiberglass and cast in glass fiber.
Giant Chess Pieces
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 Fibreglass Pegs
Two giant 5 metre clothes pegs carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, with a blanket coat of glass fibre. Scaffold bar installed for installation on a bridge cable washing line.
Ford Cortina Mk2
Replica fibreglass cast of a Ford Cortina Mark 2. Moulded from an original classic car with plaster of Paris, and cast in glass fibre with a 2k car body paint finish, for a Made in Dagenham stage show.
Victors Restaurant Logo Plaque
2 plaque shields of the Victors Restaurant logo created to be displayed in the Oxford branch of the restaurant chain. Modeled from plasticine with a wooden backboard and car body filler border, this was then moulding from silicone rubber, and cast in glass fibre, and artwork gilded.
Fibreglass Amazon Swamp Cyprus Trees
A production of nine Amazon swamp trees, made from glass fibre, taken from silicone rubber moulds, broken down into sections, painted and artworked for display exhibition set.
21 miniature Tivvy Bumper steam engines created for the Tiverton Museum's "All Aboard!" art trail. Modelled, moulded and cast in glass fibre, primed white to be artworked by schools, companies, sponsors and artists in and around the town of Tiverton in Devon.
8 Old English Sheepdogs created for Duplex's exhibition at the painting and decorating show at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Modelled in polystyrene / styrofoam and clay, moulded with glass fibre and silicone rubber, and cast in fibreglass. Painted with a gloss lacquer on top.
Royal Television Awards
12 Golden Heads created for the Royal Television Awards. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, moulded in silicone rubber and plaster of paris, and cast in glass fibre. Finished with a gold metallic spray.
Patrón Tequilla Bottle Fibreglass Wall
Fibreglass bottle wall created for Patrón Tequilla, commissioned by Stakes and Hartley ltd. Polystyrene / styrofoam hot wire cut master pattern. Moulded from plaster of Paris, with the foam removed afterwards. Cast in fiberglass, car body fillers to smoothen glass fiber before painting with 2k car body primer.
Glass Fibre Dragon Carving
Fibreglass Dragon Sculpture
Seven metre long dragon, cast in GRP fibreglass with structural metalwork support.
Chessington world of adventures.
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.
Giant True Nopal Cactus
Giant Nopal cactus created for True Nopal Cactus water. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, moulding from glass fibre, cast in fiber glass. Airbrushed finish, with a drinks dispenser and tap installed for public product drink sampling. Commissioned by TRO
Cows heads, moulding and cast in glass fibre, for a cow parade charity event. Finished in white to then be artworked by celebrities, and auctioned. Fixings on the back for wall mounting.
Glassfibre Giraffes for restaurant public art
3.5m tall fibreglass giraffes, made for the Giraffe Restaurant Group.
3 fibreglass suns created for the Sun Inn Pub exterior wall and sign, in Cottesmore, Oakham. Carve from polystyrene / styrofoam, moulded from glass fiber, and all cast from fibreglass. Gold paint and gold leaf finish.
Hemisphere Sphere in Glass Fibre
Fibreglass Sphere Hemisphere
Original hemispheres created to your specifications, any size required.
Patterns, moulds and casts.
Giant Hard Hats
Two giant hard hat sculptures made for a health and safety exhibition on Doha, Qatar. The hats were carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, and the moulded and cast in fibreglass and GRP resin. High car body shine finish and internal metalwork support.
Mount Rushmore Footballers
Iconic Mount Rushmore depicting famous footballers. Created for Lotto as a garden sculpture. Special feature of Paul Gascoigne crying.
Fibreglass Theme Park Sculpture
Chessington World of Adventures Cowboy Sculpture
Polystyrene carving four metre tall then finished in glass fibre sculpture created for Chessington World of Adventures theme park. Metal work fixed internally.
Big Bird in glassfibre
Fibreglass Interactive Public Sculpture
Giant yellow bird made for The Secret Garden Party. Carved in polystyrene and finished in fibreglass, standing 3.5m tall from head to bottom of body. Allowed for custard tube to be sprayed from rear of bird for interactive public sculpture.
Rocket made for Belvedere Vodka, to be used at nightclub locations to carry people throught the club venue. Carved from polystyrene / styrofoam, moulded and cast in glass fibre with a silver /grey 2k car body paint finish. LED lights installed with perspex dome on the front, and branded with the Belvedere Vodka logo.
Large Fibreglass Holly
Phone Box Christmas Decorations
Two decorative fibreglass items, designed to sit atop traditional London phone boxes. Created in fibreglass, with the berries and holly leaves attached by metal rods to the top.
Fibreglass Theme Park Sculpture
Thorpe Park Giant Octopus
A giant octopus polystyrene carving, with moulds then taken and cast in fibreglass, made for Thorpe Park. Made from glass fibre with a durable paint finish plus internal metal work.
Fibreglass Figurative Sculptures
Chrome Plated Corporate Logo
Corporate company logo, made from GRP and chrome plated with blue glass inserts. The blue glass sections light up in the evening.
Two stones, carved from polystyrene / styrofoam and coated in glass fibre with internal metalwork. Made for Wendy Freestone's company building, as an adaptation of the company logo.
Grey Mottled horse, cast from glass fibre, life size, with airbrush artwork. Liftable between two people.
Glass Fibre Moulding
Fibreglass reindeers, carved from polystyrene, glass fibre moulded and cast, for a christmas themed fairground ride.
5.6m Diameter Fibreglass Hemisphere Sphere
Fibreglass Military Hemisphere Sphere
Sphere, hemisphere made in 8 sections from glass fibre with metal work frames.
Pattern making moulds and casts.
Glass Fibre Shell-Form Cowlings
Fibreglass Production Run
A production run of over 300 sets, made from glass fibre in two halves, to fit around architectural columns. Hand finished and artworked.
Fibreglass Exhibition Figures
Large Table Footballers for Madame Tussauds
Large table footballers, made from glass fibre, painted in team colours from around the world. Produced for Madame Tussauds exhibition display.
Lloyd Scott Marathon Man: Fibreglass Yellow Submarine
This yellow submarine was a polystyrene carving built to be carried by six people for 26 miles, and was finished from glass fibre so that it is strong, light and durable. Metalwork and harnesses were added for comfort for the runners.
Sculpture Studios Showreel
Fibreglass and Polystyrene Sculpture
Examples of some of our past projects.
Tatty Teddy Fibreglass Figures
Clinton Cards Promotional Display
Large Tatty Teddies range created for Clinton Card shops. Support for a shop launch in Bath with a Roman theme.
Giant Paintbrush and Pallete
Giant Paintbrush and Pallet, cast in fibreglass, for the front of the new Sculpture Studios workshop. mould was 20 odd years old, but the cast came out perfectly.
2 snakes, initially carved from a polystyrene / styrofoam, then moulded and cast in glass fibre for the Rameses Revenge ride at Chessington World of Adventures. The snakes were carved to look like giant cobras wrapped around a pole as if entwined, with the fibreglass painted.
A glass fibre wall, designed to resemble the moon's texture. Fitted on location to enhance a themed bar area. Originally carved in polystyrene and moulded in plaster.
Creating a wooden master pattern, and producing a glass fibre mould for concrete casting, for a German themed attraction. The mould breaks down into three separate sections for easy casting.
Glass Fibre Sculpture
Fibreglass Sculpture Figures
Sculpture of Greek Goddess. Pattern, moulds and casts. Painted to resmble sandstone
Fibreglass Dentist Furniture
Dentist Waiting Room Glass Fibre Theme
Seating area based on a set of teeth, an interactive wall and a large toothpaste reception desk. All made from polystyrene carvings then finished in FR grade glass fibre. To theme a dentist waiting room. The teeth bench contained seats for children to sit on while watching a large screen.
Fibreglass Theatrical Props
ENO Scenic Columns
25 scenery prop columns made from fibreglass, and painted for a theatrical production as part of the scenic backdrop.
Fibreglass Aeroplane Replica
Fibreglass Model Life Size Hawker Hurricane Museum Replica
A production run of 6 Hawker Hurricane replicas for an exhibition display. Moulds carefully produced from an original plane, cast in fibreglass (GRP) with structural metalwork.
Fibreglass Swans Exhibition & Display Props
Fibreglass Swans and Elephant for Mothercare
Exhibition and display props for store promotion, produced from fibreglass and painted.
Glass Fibre Jaguar Head Sculpture
Fibreglass Scenery Props
Scenery props moulded and cast in GRP fibreglass with a chrome finish.
African Sculpture in Glass Fibre
Fibreglass Prop Figures
4 African TV prop figures. Production in silicone mould, then cast in glass fibre and painted.
Large Fibreglass Hands Sculpture
Fibreglass Tables and Stools
Sculpting large hands for stools and tables. Making production moulds and casts in glass fibre. These hands will eventually be finished in a chrome paint effect.
Glass Fibre Water Tanks
Custom built tanks, water tight, made for a loft conversion, created from an MDF pattern and moulded in glass fibre.
Garden Ornament Moulds
Moulds created for two garden ornaments. Made from silicone rubber with a fibreglass jacket moulding
Fibreglass Valentino Figures
Valentino Nightclub sculpture
Themed nightclub entrance. First a polystyrene carving was made, then moulded in glass fibre with internal structural support.
Fibreglass Concept Design
Zuki Chair Concept Furniture
A custom concept chair designed by Ashley Hall & Matthew Kavanagh of Diplomat. Moulded and cast in three pieces from glass fibre with a high surface finish.
Unit 3F Harvey Road Nevendon Industrial Estate Basildon Essex SS13 1DA