Blood’s house, built in 1910 by the sculptor’s father, Frank Blood, an electrical engineer, was a small one-floor bungalow with only two bedrooms and one bath. Blood converted its garage into a heated studio where he created hundreds of sculptures. He also covered much of the small backyard with crushed stone to facilitate the construction of outdoor sculptures. The Regent St house provided living space, a studio, and a place to showcase both interior and exterior artwork. The house also provided space for Blood’s wife Esta to teach piano and, despite its modest size, an area large enough to seat 40 parents at student recitals. In 1982, Blood doubled the size of the small house, adding an addition to the back as well as a second story, a paneled ceiling, and an open staircase.

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