Mosaic and stone artworks installed

New mosaic and stone sculptures installed in Leicestershire
I have been helping Nottinghamshire based mosaic artist Julie Vernon with some new mosaic and stone sculptures for a housing development in Syston in Leicestershire. The colourful tile mosaics are inspired by the “millstone” theme which is the name of the new housing development where they are located.

The […]

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Memorial for the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment in Leicestershire

Work begins on fundraising for a new memorial in Leicestershire
For a while, I have been working with the Friends of the 10th, a group who this week are setting out on a fundraising campaign with a view to creating a new war memorial in Somerby in Leicestershire. The memorial will pay tribute to the 10th […]

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Big relief in Sheffield

New relief sculpture arrives in Sheffield
The relief carving of the railway men that I have been working on over the last few months was installed in the Brightside area of Sheffield last week. The 4.5m long carving of the life sized industrial figures now rests in a perimeter wall of a new BMW premises in […]

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29 Flowers sculpture settling in.

29 Flowers Sculpture blooming in Hathern
The giant stone sculpture, entitled “29 Flowers” is settling very nicely into its Hathern home in Leicestershire. I popped over to see it at the weekend now that the groundworks around the piece are complete. The public artwork was installed in March having taken the best part of 6 months […]

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Figurative sculpture almost finished

Figurative sculpture almost ready to go
The figurative sculpture that I have been working on for the last few months is almost complete. It is destined for the industrial heart of the South Yorkshire City amidst the steel works and on the site of the former Brightside railway sidings.

Click here to see a short video carving […]

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Steady progress on figurative sculpture carving

Figurative sculpture beginning to take shape.
Work on the 4.5m long relief carving for Sheffield is well and truly underway. The Woodkirk Sandstone figurative sculpture is a new public art work for an industrial area of the city close to the steel works and the old railway sidings. The piece highlights the camaraderie between the close […]

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New sandstone relief carving underway

Sheffield relief carving begins.
I have just started work on a new piece, a relief carving which will be set into a wall in the industrial heart of Sheffield. The 4.5m x 2m Woodkirk Sandstone sculpture will be sited in the external wall of a new BMW building which has been constructed on the site of […]

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29 Flowers sculpture installed

“29 Flowers” sculpture sited in Hathern
Since June last year I have been working on this giant floral “29 Flowers” sculpture which was finally installed in the village of Hathern, Leicestershire yesterday. Constructed from 4 blocks of Woodkirk Sandstone, the piece weighed 14 tonnes when it was first delivered to my workshop. Yesterday it weighed a […]

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Sculptures settling in at the National Memorial Arboretum

Sculptures settling into their surroundings at the National Memorial Arboretum
I dropped in to the National Memorial Arboretum ┬áin Staffordshire a couple of weeks ago and was delighted to see how the memorial sculptures that I have installed there over the last 4 years or so have settled in. The memorial for the Bevin Boy miners […]

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TV interview features large scale sculptures

East Midlands Today interview at my workshop focuses on large scale sculptures.
 

East Midlands Today ran a small piece over the Christmas period which featured a number of the large scale sculptures that I have been working on over the last 12 months or so. BBC reporter Victoria Hicks visited my workshop at the start of […]

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