Archive for the ‘Commissions’ Category

Carving drawings and painting

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

As you may have read from my last entry I have started to sell my paintings. I have just had my painting of the gourd framed . [nggallery id=384] The pastel drawings are some of my designs that will be printed as cards and pictures. The small face that I have carved in Portland ...

Hand carved house signs and the Green man

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

This week has been one of finishing some hand carved Welsh slate commissions and finishing/starting some new stone carvings. As a traditionally trained stonemason with a background in sculpture through school and at University I have a unique set of skills which give me the creativity of my art and the ...

Letter carving and Gilding

Friday, May 12th, 2017

I have been very productive in the last few weeks as you can see. The carving in the foreground is the Sun altar that I have been commissioned to carve. I have just applied the 23&3/4 carat Gold leaf. There are several other pieces of Forest of Dean sandstone in the ...

Hand carved commissions. Have a go sessions and my sculptures

Monday, May 1st, 2017

3wks of Easter holiday really knocks the wind out of me, running my stone carving activities is an incredibly rewarding experience but very tiring. The most memorable 'have a go-ee' was a small girl possibly 6yrs old, very quiet and struggled at first with the mallet and chisel but once she had ...

My latest projects and commissions

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

I have been busy hand carving many different types of stones into some interesting sculptures, house names and memorials. [nggallery id=368] When carrying out commissions it is important for me to be able to communicate my ideas to people but also to make sure that I have understood the requirements of my customers. ...