Giant stone sculpture

I am making good progress on my latest giant stone sculpture. The sculpture takes the form of a giant pair of hands. It weighs in the region of around 8 tonnes having weighed in at a whopping 14 tonnes when it was delivered to my Leicestershire workshop in December. Despite the dreadful storms over the [...]

By |2022-03-01T17:07:23+00:00March 1st, 2022|giant sculpture, public art, Sculpture, stone seating|Comments Off on Giant stone sculpture

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

Carvings in the Heathlands

8 Stone carvings in the Heathlands in the South Downs in Sussex and Hampshire The carvings in the Heathlands that I completed last year have finally been unveiled. The 8 sandstone sculptures celebrate the unique flora and fauna of these amazing locations in the South of England. The carvings include a Field Cricket, a grass [...]

By |2020-09-07T10:26:05+01:00September 7th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Carvings in the Heathlands

Stone seating for memorial project complete

Stone seating that will be sited close to the memorial for the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment is my first completed project of 2020. The side profiles of the 2 Woodkirk sandstone seats are inspired by the iconic nose shape of the Dakota airplane from which the Battalion would have leapt when they made their [...]

By |2020-01-12T14:44:42+00:00January 12th, 2020|Memorials, public art, relief carving, stone seating, stonemasonry|Comments Off on Stone seating for memorial project complete

Sculpture unveiled spectacularly

Sculpture unveiled in Leicestershire. The sculpture that I have been working on over the last few months has been unveiled near Burrough on the Hill in Leicestershire. The sculptural memorial remembers the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment who were stationed around the villages of Somerby, Burrough on the Hill and Thorpe Satchville near Melton Mowbray [...]

By |2019-09-16T17:41:08+01:00September 16th, 2019|lettering, Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Sculpture unveiled spectacularly

Portland Limestone Sculpture

I have recently finished this small Portland Limestone sculpture for a friend who had recently lost a number of close family members. The sculpture contains a number of stacked books, each book has a title that is relevant to each person they are remembering, whether it is their favourite book or the title of a [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:18+00:00March 20th, 2018|Memorials, Sculpture|Comments Off on Portland Limestone Sculpture

Rearsby roses installed

Carved stone roses  installed Driving through Leicestershire the other day, it was great to see that the carved stone roses that I carved for a new housing development had been installed. I worked on the 25 Rearsby Roses carvings early last year but they have only recently been fitted into the brickwork in the new [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:22+00:00January 31st, 2016|relief carving, Sculpture|0 Comments

Stone Roses together one last time !

The 25 relief carved stone roses that I have been working on for the last few weeks are now complete and ready for installation. They are to go into the walls of houses on a new development in Leicestershire on the site of the old Rearsby Roses Garden Centre. The 25 carvings are all different [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:23+00:00April 15th, 2015|relief carving, Sculpture|0 Comments

Sculpture installed, and some stone roses!

The installation of the sandstone sculpture for Clay Cross in Derbyshire went smoothly last week. The piece which reflects the changing face of the town sits at the entrance to a new housing complex. It is around 1.8 metres tall and is carved in a 2 tonne boulder of Woodwork Sandstone. I will add final [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:23+00:00March 12th, 2015|relief carving, Sculpture|0 Comments
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