Archive for March, 2013

The Gloucester Stone Carving festival

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Well things are moving along very well. Dates are The 25th, 26th and 27th May this year running alongside the Tall Ships festival it will be at The Llanthony Secunda Priory in Gloucester. The prizes for the best carvings have been donated by Gibson tools, and the stone has been donated by Veizeys ...

Sampson, a portrait of a Harris Hawk

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Here is the photo of my latest commission, I carved him in a piece of A4 sized Welsh slate. [nggallery id=197] The carving is very shallow relief only about a quarter inch deep, the difficulty was ensuring that I didn't make him look friendly and this was achieved by making sure the eyebrow was ...