Archive for the ‘Carrie’s News’ Category

Commission to carve a Brown Bear

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

My sculpture of a Brown Bear is coming along well, the limestone has a lot of fossils and hard veins of calcite through it so it is hard to progress quickly. [nggallery id=350] As you can see I am working to identify where the forms are before I carve too much detail. ...

What’s in my shop at the moment and what’s coming up

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

As I mentioned in my previous post I have been busy carving lots of new words for my shop, here they are on the shelves. I have also been carving some new bookends and plenty of new letters. These are incredibly popular and so if you would like some especially ...

Christmas presents

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Sorry, I can hear you all groaning as I mention the word Christmas but as some of you are well aware I carve everything I sell (with the exception of my popular hessian bags and my stone paper notebooks). I am currently working to an 8wk waiting list for commissions so ...

Designs for letter Cutting.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

I am busy designing some lettering to carve for my shop. The stone is sandstone from Birch Hill in the Forest of Dean. I am designing the letters as I go. These are not copied from a book but inspired by the many forms of calligraphy and my own imagination. The letters ...

Commission to carve a Brown Bear

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Here are some more photos of my carving of a Brown Bear in Tetbury limestone. As you can see I have spent some more time carving around the face and the difference is obvious. I am gradually working my way around the stone carving and the shapes of the Bear. [nggallery id=347]