Archive for the ‘Commissions’ Category

Hare carving

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

I've been dying to show you this carving, it was a commission for a birthday present so naturally I had to wait until it had been received. Thankfully the birthday girl loved my carving.. [nggallery id=444] I have carved him out of a piece of French limestone.

Model of George Hyatt

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Here are the latest photos, I still have some refining to do but the clay needs to dry a bit so that I can carve it. The first photo is before I added the moustache and hat. It is important to model the face as a whole before adding facial hair ...

Clay maquettes

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

I am currently working on some scale clay models. When I am finally able to make a start on the War Memorial I will have them to work from for the faces of my two soldiers. I have made wire and packing material armatures, (the second one is visible behind the ...

Clay modelling

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

I have just had my clay delivery from Industrial Plasters so once my new trestle table and chicken wire arrives from Cass Art  I will be making clay models of George Hyatt and Harold Edwards. These two gentlemen are the faces of the reliefs that I am carving on the ...

Commissions

Monday, May 4th, 2020

I spent most of April carving my stone sculptures and carving a whole new batch of my ever popular hand carved letters. I have been commissioned to carve some new house signs for people so that is what I was working on last week. One of the signs which I have ...