"Playing Hooky" by Anita Watts Fine Bronze Sculpture Commissions
Size: 84" H x 84" L x 18" W
Limited Collector's edition of 25
Price: Contact artist
What 8 year old boy has not dreamed of "Playing Hooky"? Does this title refer to skipping school or hooking a fish or both? This life-sized piece was a special challenge, as the client, who commissioned 1/25 of the Limited Edition, wanted her husband's face on the boy. We used several old photos, plus family and friends to get his face just right...and what a wonderful, lively, and expressive face he had to work with! This sculpture is designed to sit outdoors near a small pond, garden fountain, or lake. "Playing Hooky" won 1st Place Professional Sculpture and was also "Best of Show" at the 2004 PCAA Annual Open Juried Exhibition.
Photography by Jafe Parsons