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Finishing the 2nd World War soldier.

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

I drew the soldier on the surface of the stone by scaling up the image that Harold’s son sent me. (see previous post). The soldier on the WWII side was drawn out and carved in 3D bas relief. I carved it in a precise manner using the grid to assist me ...

Starting Work on the WWII Side

Friday, June 18th, 2021

Drawing on the stone in the rain can have it’s difficulties but thankfully I set my tarpaulin cover up before the rain started. I was able to use these dimensions from my original third scale design to draw the lettering onto the stone. I made a few adjustments until I was ...

War Memorial progress update

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

Since re-opening on the 14th April I have spent almost everyday working on the carving of George Hyett. An Abenhall man, George is the face of my 1st world war soldier. Carving Forest of Dean sandstone takes alot of patience and skill as well as sharp tungsten carbide tipped chisels. I ...

Sphere carving

Sunday, April 4th, 2021

My sphere sculpture featuring two faces connected by curly hair is finished. [nggallery id=475] This sculpture is available to buy from my studio for £1875.

Sphere Sculpture

Saturday, March 13th, 2021

Here are the next set of photos from my new sculpture, as you can see I have joined both faces with the curly hair that I am carving. [nggallery id=473] I am back carving in my shed now as the photos at the top of this post show but I love carving ...