Octable

My most ambitious and time consuming project of recent years has been one that has played on my mind for a long, long time now. The idea for the octopus table (pictured right), or "Octable" (as I have taken to…

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Gun Dog Bust Update

To continue from the previous blog describing the various processes involved with realising a commissioned project (the bronze bust of a clients flat coated retriever), the completed Plasticine maquette (pictured right) was taken to the foundry about two weeks ago.…

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Gun Dog Bust Commission

I have recently been working with a client to produce a a bronze bust of their dog 'Teal' who is a rather elegant looking flat coated retriever (see photo on right). For those interested, this is how the process works.…

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World Wood Day 2017

I had a great time at the ten day World Wood Day (slightly mis-named) event. It was a real honour to be the sole representative for the UK at this annual celebration of wood, its' preservation as a natural resource,…

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World Wood Day

I am off on 19th March to sunny California to take part in the World Wood Day conference, being organised by the International Wood Culture Society and which will be held at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Centre http://worldwoodday.org/2017/…

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Alexander Von Humboldt

Humboldt is a name that we are all probably familiar with to some degree, whether it is the big squid, the bay in California or, of course, the cold current; it is a name that graces more than 40 species, places and…

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