Archive for April, 2010

What I carved at Highnam.

Monday, April 26th, 2010

What a brilliant weekend. We arrived at 8:30 on Saturday, once we had got settled, carving commenced. There were 6 of us with differing skill levels, we all had a ft cubed piece of Fishhill limetone from Broadway in the Cotswolds. It was very shelly and quite difficult to carve! This year ...

Highnam Court Spring Fair.

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

I will be taking part in the mini stone carving event set in the beautiful surroundings of Highnam Court, Gloucestershire, on the 24th and 25th April 2010. This is the clay model I will be working from! [nggallery id=71] The carvings will be auctioned off on Sunday afternoon in aid of Gloucester Cathedral ...

Carving of a Siren on the Rocks

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Some of you may have seen this carving as a work in progress during last Summer, well here she is! She is carved from Portland limestone and stands just over 2ft high by 7" square. The wave forms that have become a theme in my carvings are something that I am going ...

Wave carving.

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

Here are the photos of the finished carving. Due to a fault in the stone, I removed about 6" off the bottom of the block. It is sanded to a very fine finish. I hope you like it. [nggallery id=69]