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ANFIELD OR BUST!

Byline: JOE THOMAS

By JOE THOMAS Hollywood artist ECHO Reporter joe.thomas@trinitymirror.com joe_thomas18 @ in tribute to pair of Reds legends A SCULPTOR who has worked on Hollywood films has created busts of two Liverpool FC legends in a bid to attract the attention of Anfield regeneration chiefs.

them up, but with Gerrard and Dalglish he has started work on them to see how the finished products are received.

Steve Hunter has carefully sculpted Kenny Dalglish and Steven Gerrard - winning plaudits from Reds fans who have seen his work on Twitter.

|Steve Hunter's | | move into public sculpture.

move into public sculpture.

The talented sculptor - who supports Liverpool - is hoping his work could lead to him being asked to create statues to go outside the stadium once regeneration work is complete. Steve's glittering career has seen him work on Hollywood blockbusters from the Life of Pi to the Da Vinci Code.

and see if He said: "I decided to do it myself and just get on and make them, and get in touch with LFC and see if they are interested in either taking the busts or commissioning a statue. There is a regeneration of Anfield coming and I imagine there will be statues, so that's the whole idea."

He hopes his Liverpool legends attract the attention of Anfield chiefs after his work was praised.

his Liverpool legends attract the attention of Anfield chiefs after his work was praised.

interested in either taking the busts or -ing a statue. There is a regeneration But, away from his day job, he has been working on the models of Gerrard and Dalglish, two of his Liverpool heroes.

Each bust, both of which are still being worked on, has taken around 40 hours of work so far.

He said: "There's still a bit of tinkering [left to do with the busts]; they are not totally finished but as long as I've got a likeness. I've tweeted them and people like them so that's a good sign."

The 47-year-old, who lives in London, told the ECHO he would normally try and get in touch with a subject to measure " A dad-of two, Steve has been a professional sculptor for 20 years and after working in the film industry is now keen t ECHO Reporter joe.thomas@trinitymirror.com joe_thomas18 @ A SCULPTOR who has worked on Hollywood films has created busts of two Liverpool FC legends in a bid to attract the attention of Anfield regeneration chiefs.

Steve Hunter has carefully sculpted Kenny Dalglish and Steven Gerrard - winning plaudits from Reds fans who have seen his work on Twitter.

The talented sculptor - who supports Liverpool - is hoping his work could lead to him being asked to create statues to go outside the stadium once regeneration work is complete. Steve's glittering career has seen him work on Hollywood blockbusters from the Life of Pi to the Da Vinci Code.

But, away from his day job, he has been working on the models of Gerrard and Dalglish, two of his Liverpool heroes.

Each bust, both of which are still being worked on, has taken around 40 hours of work so far.

The 47-year-old, who lives in London, told the ECHO he would normally try and get in touch with a subject to measure them up, but with Gerrard and Dalglish he has started work on them to see how the finished products are received.

and see if He said: "I decided to do it myself and just get on and make them, and get in touch with LFC and see if they are interested in either taking the busts or commissioning a statue. There is a regeneration of Anfield coming and I imagine there will be statues, so that's the whole idea."

interested in either taking the busts or -ing a statue. There is a regeneration " A dad-of two, Steve has been a professional sculptor for 20 years and after working in the film industry is now keen t move into public sculpture.

move into public sculpture.

He hopes his Liverpool legends attract the attention of Anfield chiefs after his work was praised.

his Liverpool legends attract the attention of Anfield chiefs after his work was praised.

He said: "There's still a bit tinkering [left to do with the busts]; they are not totally finished but as long as I've got likeness. I've tweeted them and people like them so that's a good sign."

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Steve Hunter at work on the bust of Kenny Dalglish | |

Steve Hunter's busts of Steven Gerrard, | | above, and Kenny Dalglish, inset, left |

A computer-generated image of how the expanded Anfield may | |when work is finished Picture: LIVERPOOL
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