Archive for the ‘Commissions’ Category

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 ...

Highgate Memorial Sculpture

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

I have been busy carving this Portland limestone memorial sculpture for Highgate Cemetery. Here are some more photos of the development. [nggallery id=335] As I have been carving this I have had a live model to take some dimensions from, she has what I imagine an Art Nouveau frame to be which helps ...

Memorial sculpture for Highgate Cemetery

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

It is always an honour to be given the responsibility of carving a memorial to help remember a loved one. This commission is giving me the opportunity to use all of my training as a stonemason, artist, sculptor and letter cutter. I was asked to design a sculpture memorial incorporating an Art Nouveau style woman. Due ...

A wedding Anniversary present.

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

My largest commissions to date, a 3ft tall by 18 inches square piece of Forest of Dean Sandstone from The Birch Hill Quarry. The customer gave me a brief and to start off it was a dollop of ice cream!! I was a little concerned that it would look like something ...

Recent projects

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

[nggallery id=325] Today I have had the pleasure of working out in the sunshine. I have carved a house name into a newly renovated wall. The lovely paint colour was chosen by my client to complement the colour of the gates, downpipes, door furniture etc. [nggallery id=323] Here are a few photos of ...