Archive for February, 2010

Slate carvings

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Well here are the 1st three in the series of carvings in which I am exploring ripples. I have found it quite a challenge carving the slate and trying to create movement in such a solid material. I hope you like them. [nggallery id=65]

Latest carvings

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Well I have 3 carvings on the go at the moment! My largest slate carving of ripples should be finished by Sunday-I will post a photo as soon as it's finished. One of the other 2 is based on a sculpture by Rodin, but obviously I have changed it to suit my ...

Events for 2010

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Some of you may be aware that I am not organising a stonemasons festival this year due to my relocation. These are some of the events that I will be taking part in  The Highnam Court Spring fair stone carving event which takes place on the 24th and 25th of April. Three Counties show 18th-20th June, ...

European Stonemasons Festival

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

This year it is taking  place  in the Vosgues Mountains in Saverne just North of Strasbourg. This will take place from the 28th-30th May. The website will be updated with more info during Feb.

What’s at the Tithe Barn?

Monday, February 1st, 2010

As well as myself there are other workshops, Paul Webb-woodturner. Sally Taylor-Printmaking using the etching process. Glos Geo conservation. Rob Wiltshire-stained glass maker and blacksmith Art shape will be moving on site in the next month or so. BTCV. Woven Textile maker. The Gallery and Tearoom are still unfinished, but hopefully these essential additions will be ready soon.