Sandicast hand-cast and hand-painted Sandicast Original Size Silver/White Shih Tzu Sculpture. Made from marble dust and poly resin. The perfect gift for the dog lover in your life. Sandicast creates the most realistic sculptures by finding poses and expressions that cause dog lovers to exclaim, "That's My Dog!" About Artist Sandra Brue and Sandicast Based in San Diego, artist Sandra Brue has been creating art for 25 years. Her hand-cast, hand-painted pieces are beloved for their stunning lifelike qualities. Sandra founded Sandicast in 1981 in San Diego; in 2005 the Neufeld family acquired Sandicast in order to allow Sandra more time to devote to philanthropic endeavors. The company is still a proud vendor of Sandra Brue's sculptures.