Archive for the ‘Sculpture’ Category

What’s the question? A new sculpture in Tetbury limestone.

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Have been fired up by my disappointment at a recent visit to a sculpture exhibition I have started a new sculpture which I want to engage and excite the viewer. My first aim was to design a carving that is now, not a Greek inspired Roman goddess or a Barbara Hepworth/Henry ...

Inspired by Ferns

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Here are the final photos of my latest sculpture. I have used a piece of  Tetbury Limestone and finely sanded the surface, it feels like silk to the touch. It has the fine flowing lines that I love to carve and was inspired by the unfurling of plants in particular Ferns. ...

Syreford limestone carving

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Well I have finally finished my carving of a sleeping girl. I hope you like her. [nggallery id=196]

Syreford limestone carving

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Here are the latest photos of my carving. [nggallery id=183] As you can see I have started to develop the hair more, trying to give the illusion of a body underneath. [nggallery id=184] It's always a bit scary when I start to carve deeper into the legs and arms but the detail comes from ...

Syreford limestone carving

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Here are some photos of my new carving. This represents 4 days work. I am carving a piece of Syreford limestone which is quarried in the North Cotswolds. The stone has been allowed to weather outside for 2 yrs in order to make sure that it wasn't going to suffer any ...