Archive for the ‘Carrie’s News’ Category

Christmas with Cat’s Eye Carving.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

If you are looking for something creative and unique this Christmas then look no further. I design and carve a variety of individually hand crafted pieces available for you to buy from me at Taurus Crafts, (a lovely craft centre on the A48 nr Chepstow). I have a superb studio where I ...

Different faces.

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

During my Degree which I graduated from 20yrs ago I studied portraiture in both 2D and 3D. We would sculpt in clay taking precise measurements from people sitting for us. As I became more competent, it would take me roughly 24hrs over a period of several weeks to create a ...

Designing and carving a ceiling boss.

Saturday, October 26th, 2019

I like to have a break from carving every so often, it helps with focus when I have a particularly demanding project or when my shoulders need a rest, this doesn't mean I sit around, I like to draw up designs ready for new projects. My ideas come from sketches ...

Mitcheldean War Memorial.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

Looks like the fundraising is off to a great start;  The Worshipful Company of Masons have very generously donated £500 to the fund. If you would like to find out more information about this historic livery company please click on this link . I am proud to be a Yeoman Mason a ...

A few simple carvings

Monday, October 21st, 2019

I am working my way through a series of commissions but these are peppered with new stone carvings that are available for sale from my studio. Here are a few photos of some of the smaller items that I have carved. I carry a sketchbook with me at all times and ...