WARTY – Running Warthog

This sculpture was a commission but  living in Dorset, you dont find warthogs in the wild!  So I returned to the zoo for my research.  In addition, I was able to back all this up by endless viewings of youtube footage, and photographs.  I also did many  drawings of the warthog, and I still do, as I grew to love these creatures!

Warthogs are members of the same family as domestic pigs, but present a much different appearance. These sturdy hogs are not among the world’s most aesthetically pleasing animals.  Their large, flat heads are covered with “warts,” which are actually protective bumps. Warthogs also sport four sharp tusks. They are mostly bald, but they do have some sparse hair and a thicker mane on their backs.

Though warthogs appear ferocious, they are basically grazers. They eat grasses and plants, and also use their snouts to dig or “root” for roots or bulbs. When startled or threatened, warthogs can be surprisingly fast, running at speeds of up to 30 miles an hour.

Here in this bronze wildlife sculpture, I wanted to capture the warthog running at high speed….not just trotting as so many people re-create that….He has power and determination and yet, his face and tail add a sense of comedy to this sweet wild animal!  This can only be cast in bronze as I have made the tail very thin in order to exaggerate the familiar site of the bit of ‘fluff’ swaying in the wind as they run!

This bronze sculpture is a limited edition of 9.

Finishes: Please note that the images shown are purely an indication of how a piece may look and the colour of the finish may vary.

If you like this sculpture but would like it in a different finish please click here for a selection of alternatives or contact Jane Shaw directly on 07931 772387.

WARTY – Running Warthog

£2,850

Limited Edition of 9

Material: Bronze

Measurements: H 22cm  L 34cm  W 16 cm

The images are shown in a foundry bronze finish.

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Small bronze sculptures within mainland UK: £50.
Medium bronze sculptures within mainland UK: £75.
Outdoor bronze sculptures within mainland UK: £250.
International shipping – price on application.

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WARTY – Running Warthog

This sculpture was a commission but  living in Dorset, you dont find warthogs in the wild!  So I returned to the zoo for my research.  In addition, I was able to back all this up by endless viewings of youtube footage, and photographs.  I also did many  drawings of the warthog, and I still do, as I grew to love these creatures!

Warthogs are members of the same family as domestic pigs, but present a much different appearance. These sturdy hogs are not among the world’s most aesthetically pleasing animals.  Their large, flat heads are covered with “warts,” which are actually protective bumps. Warthogs also sport four sharp tusks. They are mostly bald, but they do have some sparse hair and a thicker mane on their backs.

Though warthogs appear ferocious, they are basically grazers. They eat grasses and plants, and also use their snouts to dig or “root” for roots or bulbs. When startled or threatened, warthogs can be surprisingly fast, running at speeds of up to 30 miles an hour.

Here in this bronze wildlife sculpture, I wanted to capture the warthog running at high speed….not just trotting as so many people re-create that….He has power and determination and yet, his face and tail add a sense of comedy to this sweet wild animal!  This can only be cast in bronze as I have made the tail very thin in order to exaggerate the familiar site of the bit of ‘fluff’ swaying in the wind as they run!

This bronze sculpture is a limited edition of 9.

Finishes: Please note that the images shown are purely an indication of how a piece may look and the colour of the finish may vary.

If you like this sculpture but would like it in a different finish please click here for a selection of alternatives or contact Jane Shaw directly on 07931 772387.