Archive for the ‘Carrie’s News’ Category

Carving a face

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

For me as a sculptor in stone I strivevto become better with each carving. Although I do make clay models to practise and understand in a much technically easier way, the final sculpture is stone. This is a practise portrait of no one in particular. I am carving directly with no drawing ...

What’s for sale in my shop at the moment

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

I took some photos before I left today of my beautifully full shelves, I hope this gives you an idea of how hard I have been working to bring you some unique gift ideas for you and your friends and family. The Noël in the 4th picture with the bookends is ...

Final photos for Art Nouveau Style Memorial

Friday, November 25th, 2016

I hadn't realised that I haven't posted the final photos for the Art Nouveau inspired sculpture memorial that I carved for Highgate Cemetery in London. [nggallery id=352] Portland limestone is a very fine stone and ideal for this type of carving, I would love to attempt something similar in marble one day ...

Christmas gifts

Monday, November 21st, 2016

At this time of year we are all trying to buy our friends and family beautiful and thoughtful gifts for Christmas presents. I have been hard at work in my workshop at Taurus Crafts designing and carving especially for you. I have a very wide selection this year as I have ...

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. ...