WHERE SCULPTURE BEGINS
The most intuitive stage of sculpting in stone is "seeing" the finished piece in the raw stone. Often the concept and sketch comes after that. In the case of "Breaking Wave," it was at first difficult to see it as marble at all.
As can be seen in the left hand photograph, there were several faults in the stone that both steered and constrained the finished sculpture.
The image of "Gilda" came immediately I began to study the stone. "You are the One" is still working its self out in my mind..