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http://www.gallerypauleanglim.com/Gallery_Paule_Anglim/Deborah_Butterfield.html?gclid=CImXrO3q0JwCFRlcagodXxpVmgYou should also look at the work of Deborah Butterfield, who casts driftwood into bronze (!) for similar assemblages.
Deborah Butterfield was the first; her sculptures are more abstract . . . these are very realistic and amazing!
Why was "goodbye horses" playing in my head when I saw these pictures???
Here's the inspiring story of Heather Jansch's first driftwood horse:http://www.zenmoments.org/the-beginning/