Friday Artist: Scott Nelles

January 30, 2015

By Tab Byrum

Scott Nelles is a sculptor that has been crafting his cast bronze creations for over 30 years.  Scott uses the “sand casting method” of creating his bronzes, images from his childhood come through in his creations of toys, boats, cars and amazing banks.

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Flying Pig Coin Bank

In 1972 Scott found himself in Seattle and discovered it was home to several small foundries and it was through these foundries that Nelles found is niche and returned to Michigan to open his own workshop.  Join me today as we check out the sculptures of Scott Nelles.  Enjoy!!!

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Ferris Wheel

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Flying Saucer with Alien…

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The Bass Cowboy Bank

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Ray Gun

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Steam Yacht

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Bob the Robot Coin Bank

All images are courtesy of Scott Nelles and artful home.

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