New giant sculpture

I have just taken delivery of a number of blocks of stone which together will help to create a new giant sculpture. The blocks of buff and red sandstone are assembled in layers but will be carved into one huge artwork measuring 3m x 2m x 1m high.  The total weight on delivery was probably [...]

By |2022-01-10T16:36:42+00:00January 10th, 2022|land art, public art, Sculpture, sundial|Comments Off on New giant sculpture

Railway sculpture ready for install

The railway sculpture that I have been working on for a couple of months is due to be installed in the coming weeks. The stone sculpture, carved in relief weighs 5 tonnes, is almost 2m high and 2m wide. Inspiration for the artwork was taken from Leighton Buzzard light railway where the volunteers have sought [...]

By |2021-07-07T17:00:35+01:00July 7th, 2021|land art, public art, relief carving, Sculpture|Comments Off on Railway sculpture ready for install

Naval Service Memorial on the Equinox

Image of the Naval Service Memorial taken on the Equinox Thanks to Dave Evans for forwarding me this image of the Naval Service Memorial taken on the 22nd September. The memorial commemorates and celebrates the Naval Service and all of those associated with it. Commissioned by the Royal Naval Association, I worked on this project [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:20+00:00September 22nd, 2016|land art, lettering, Memorials, public art, Sculpture|0 Comments

Stone sundial installed in Leicestershire

Giant Stone Sundial installed in Leicestershire The enormous human sundial that I have been working for some time has finally been installed in its location in a field on a Woodland Trust owned site in North West Leicestershire. The stone circle consists of 20 carved sandstone elements depicting, not only an hour, but also a [...]

Work begins on a memorial for the Scouts

I am delighted to say that work has finally begun on a new memorial to be sited at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The memorial commemorates anyone who has served in the Scouting Association, be it Beavers, Cubs, Scouts or Venture Scouts. I have been working on this project for over 12 months so [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:22+00:00November 6th, 2015|Earthworks, land art, Memorials, Sculpture, stone seating|1 Comment

Time for a new sculpture

I have just begun work on a new project to create a huge human sundial. The giant sandstone clock will consist of a central stone on which a person will stand. On a sunny day their shadow will project in the direction of one of the 20 stones situated in a 15m diameter circle around [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:23+00:00September 22nd, 2015|land art, lettering, relief carving, Sculpture|0 Comments

Lutterworth Horse Sculpture unveiled

Although on display in the Leicestershire market town of Lutterworth for the best part of a year, the horse sculpture that I worked on last year was finally unveiled this week. The giant art installation which consists of 4 galloping white horses stretches 22m along an embankment which is visible for some distance as you [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:33+00:00May 22nd, 2014|Earthworks, land art, Sculpture|0 Comments

Naval Serevice Memorial underway

2014 promises to be quite a busy year. I have a some interesting projects already underway with the possibility of others in the pipeline. One commission which I have been working on for a number months is a memorial sculpture for the Naval Service which will be installed at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. Due [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:34+00:00January 21st, 2014|land art, Sculpture|0 Comments

White horses and Stone Carving Courses

I was driving through south Leicestershire on the M1 earlier today and decided to stop off in Lutterworth to see how the horses were bedding in. I installed them earlier in the summer. They are made from white concrete and white limestone and are set into the grass bank that faces you as you approach the [...]

Horses and courses

The stone carving course was a success last weekend with some stunning creations. Well done to those who came along, among the carvings were a Brancusi style head and a naked torso in Ancaster Limestone, an Australian Bull frog and a hugging couple in Portland Limestone and a beautifully crafted piece of drapery carved in sandstone. The next [...]