Archive for the ‘Commissions’ Category

A new War Memorial

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Last October I was asked to design a new War Memorial for Mitcheldean and Abenhall in the Forest of Dean. In june I was finally able to submit my drawings for a double sided stone carving. I will be using Forest of Dean sandstone, One side commemorating the first World War ...

Recent sculptures

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

I have been working on a series of new sculptures for the Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design. I am displaying 8 sculptures which will be available to buy at this exhibition in Cheltenham. It takes place from the 17th to the 26th August at the Thirlestaine Gallery on Bath Road. They are ...

Commissions, lettercarving, sculpture exhibition and a sale.

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Really sorry that I haven't posted in a while there is so much to do at the moment which is very exciting. I have just finished a very complicated memorial hand carved in Welsh slate, it was 21 inches square and took me 6 days. These dog portraits hand carved in Cornish ...

Second commission for Gloucestershire Constabulary

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

After my success with the police shields I created, I was asked to design a retirement gift for a senior officer. The brief was to incorporate stone from 5 districts; Avon and Somerset, Gloucestershire, Devon and Cornwall, Dorset and Wiltshire. The design I came up with was a layered bowl. Unfortunately I ...

Commissions for Gloucestershire Constabulary

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

I was approached last year about designing and creating awards for Gloucestershire Constabulary Police Officers. This was a very interesting proposal and obviously there was a restricted budget to take into consideration. We settled on the Gloucestershire Constabulary shield which is instantly recognisable. I soon realised that this would have been ...