Archive for May, 2017

New hand carved sculptures

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

I have realised that during the last 3yrs that I have been busy with a variety of great commissions but the way I managed my schedule left me with little or no time to develop my hand carved stone sculptures. With this in mind I am making a conscious effort to balance my time more effectively ...

Letter carving and Gilding

Friday, May 12th, 2017

I have been very productive in the last few weeks as you can see. The carving in the foreground is the Sun altar that I have been commissioned to carve. I have just applied the 23&3/4 carat Gold leaf. There are several other pieces of Forest of Dean sandstone in the ...

Hand carved commissions. Have a go sessions and my sculptures

Monday, May 1st, 2017

3wks of Easter holiday really knocks the wind out of me, running my stone carving activities is an incredibly rewarding experience but very tiring. The most memorable 'have a go-ee' was a small girl possibly 6yrs old, very quiet and struggled at first with the mallet and chisel but once she had ...