Archive for the ‘Carrie’s News’ Category

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]  

Commission to carve a Brown Bear

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

This commission is incredibly interesting. The Brown Bear is such a beautiful creature. The stone is from Veizeys Quarry nr Tetbury in South Gloucestershire, there are a lot of fossils and hard calcite veins running through this piece if stone which lends itself to the rugged nature of the wild animal. I have ...

What’s new in my workshop

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Here are some images for the latest selection of work. Some of these are commissions and some are available in my shop. I have started to create sculptures that I can cast, these are still unique to me and as each one is hand finished they are ever so slightly different ...

Hand Carved Slate Clocks

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

I get immense satisfaction as an artist, a designer and a stonemason. I have the ability to use my raw materials and create beautiful and unique carvings. Today I am working on some more clocks. This utilises my love of designing the numbers, letters and embellishments and bringing my customers something ...