Archive for the ‘War memorial’ Category

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 ...

War memorial

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

The stone has arrived and I am currently waiting for the gantry crane to be swapped over as the stone is heavier than was planned for. I am indebted to Reid Lifting, they are being so helpful by providing me with the equipment that I need for free and for ...

Carrie Horwood, a stone carver in Gloucestershire.

Sunday, March 1st, 2020

I thought it was time for an update. I would like to welcome new readers and thank those of you who have been with me for over the last 15 yrs. I registered and started my business in November 2005 but started renting my own space in that March. Since then I ...