Archive for the ‘Carrie’s News’ Category

On to San Candido

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

We were given a day off on Sat 12th and a ski-lift pass to go up into the mountains in San Vigilio. What an opportunity to be able go up higher into the mountains. I'm not a skier and decided to stay at the mountain cafe at 1805m. I sat ...

Snow Carving in San Vigilio

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

We flew into Innsbruck on Tuesday afternoon, the weather was overcast and snowy and the mountains looked incredible. [nggallery id=408] There had been heavy snowfall and we were lucky as the airport was shut the day before. We took the train from Innsbruck to Brunico through the Alps, there was so much snow ...

From the past to the future.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

The last stonemason's festival that I took part in was in Ludlow in 2012. The subsequent 5 years would see me organise 3 more festivals and help raise money for The Llanthony Secunda Priory in Gloucester. They are open to the public now after alot of hard work by the ...

Latest Creations and sculptures for sale.

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

I have been busy working on some new carvings and creations which are available for you to buy from my studio at Taurus Crafts or from the Crafters shop in Wotton-Under-Edge. Here are some photos of what is available at the moment. I have almost completed this years commission list so ...

Commission to carve a bowl of wild flowers

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

This commission was quite difficult but it incorporated the creativity that I have and the stonemasonry element of my training. The brief was to carve a bowl of flowers that could be put onto a memorial. It will be cemented into the vase hole in the base, which is why it ...