Archive for August, 2019

Busy Summer

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Today is the last day of The Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design. I will be stewarding here so my studio will be closed. I have had 8 pieces on display and for sale here for the last 10 days. The last 4 months have been hard work, I have been juggling ...

War Memorial update

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

I will be visiting the Forest of Dean Stone Firms quarry on Wednesday morning to start my search for the right piece of stone for the War memorial.  I will take some photos while I am there but it might take some time to find the right piece.

War memorial for the Parish Mitcheldean and Abenhall.

Monday, August 19th, 2019

 This side of the War memorial will commemorate the 1st World War. This is a photo of my drawing, it is 3rd life-size scale, drawn on an A1 sheet but I couldn't get it scanned to reproduce. The Soldier in this image is a drawing that I made using several different images ...

Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

The exhibition started on Saturday and thankfully the sun was out which made up for a very soggy private view the evening before. I was very excited to see my pieces set up outside and here are a few images that I took yesterday. My pieces outside in the garden are between ...

A new War Memorial

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Last October I was asked to design a new War Memorial for Mitcheldean and Abenhall in the Forest of Dean. In june I was finally able to submit my drawings for a double sided stone carving. I will be using Forest of Dean sandstone, One side commemorating the first World War ...