Archive for the ‘Commissions’ Category

Commission to carve a Brown Bear

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

My sculpture of a Brown Bear is coming along well, the limestone has a lot of fossils and hard veins of calcite through it so it is hard to progress quickly. [nggallery id=350] As you can see I am working to identify where the forms are before I carve too much detail. ...

Commission to carve a Brown Bear

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Here are some more photos of my carving of a Brown Bear in Tetbury limestone. As you can see I have spent some more time carving around the face and the difference is obvious. I am gradually working my way around the stone carving and the shapes of the Bear. [nggallery id=347]  

Commission to carve a Brown Bear

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

This commission is incredibly interesting. The Brown Bear is such a beautiful creature. The stone is from Veizeys Quarry nr Tetbury in South Gloucestershire, there are a lot of fossils and hard calcite veins running through this piece if stone which lends itself to the rugged nature of the wild animal. I have ...

What’s new in my workshop

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Here are some images for the latest selection of work. Some of these are commissions and some are available in my shop. I have started to create sculptures that I can cast, these are still unique to me and as each one is hand finished they are ever so slightly different ...

Art Nouveau style sculpture memorial

Monday, April 25th, 2016

I have been working on this sculpture memorial now since February and have spent about 250 hrs carving, refining and developing the details. Obviously the closer I get to the finish the smaller the changes are. I still have the back where her hair and dress meet to carve also both hands still ...