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 [...]

Wildflower sculpture progress

Wildflower sculpture for Hathern emerging from the stone A short while ago I took delivery of 14 tonnes of Woodkirk Sandstone. It was stacked up outside my workshop and I began to remove the waste that would slowly allow the sculpture to emerge. Probably 3 tonnes lighter, you can begin to make out the shapes [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:20+00:00August 21st, 2016|public art|0 Comments

Human Stone Sundial ready for installation

Stone sundial complete I have been working on a giant Human stone sundial for some months. Although work was temporarily postponed due to carrying out the work on the Scout Memorial Project, I have now been able to complete the carving of the 22 stone giant timepiece. The stone sundial has been commissioned by the [...]

Wildflower sculpture begins

Giant boulders arrive for new Wildflower sculpture Last week saw me take delivery of 4 boulders that I have stacked up to form the 3 metre tall starting point for a new wildflower sculpture. Weighing a total of 14 tonnes, the Woodkirk Sandstone lumps will take 3 to 4  months to shape into the completed [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00July 6th, 2016|public art, Sculpture|0 Comments

Scout Memorial complete

Scout Memorial unveiled. The Scout Memorial that I have been working on for the past 2 years was unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire last week. The dedication ceremony was held in front of a crowd of 2000 Scouts who had travelled from all over the UK for the event. The memorial sculpture [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00June 16th, 2016|Memorials, public art|0 Comments

Scout Memorial ready for installation

Scout memorial complete In December last year I began the carving work on the Scout Memorial which will be installed in the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire next week. The sculpture will sit on a green granite, 8 metre diameter base and consists of 7 large stone sculptures carved to replicate a Scout campfire scenario. [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00May 25th, 2016|public art, relief carving, Sculpture, stone seating|0 Comments

Scout Memorial Project photographs

Scout Memorial Project nearing completion. I have been working on the Scout Memorial Project for a few months now and am currently carving the last of the 7 large blocks that will form the circular memorial to be sited at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. I am delighted to have just received a number [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00April 21st, 2016|Memorials, public art, Sculpture|0 Comments

Guinea Pig Club Memorial

A new Guinea Pig Club Memorial I am delighted to announce that I have been asked to create a memorial to the Guinea Pig Club. The Guinea Pig Club, was established in 1941, it was a social club and mutual support network for British and allied aircrew injured during World War II. Its membership was [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00February 18th, 2016|Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture|0 Comments

Carved stone Scout ready

Stone Scout leader almost complete The carved stone Scout leader that I have been working on since Christmas is almost complete. The resting figure forms part of a larger memorial for the Scout movement which is going to be unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire in June. The sandstone figure in the sleeping [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00February 14th, 2016|Memorials, public art, Sculpture, stone seating|0 Comments