The Four Elements

The Four Elements One of the pleasures of being a sculptor is getting to know the good people who have bought my work. One couple from that perceptive group recently contacted me to see if I could do anything with 2 very large sandstone slabs that they had unearthed...

Recent letter carving

Some recent letter carving 28 October 2017 It has been a while since I updated you on what has been going on. I have been lucky in finding some interesting pieces of slate and wood and so have been developing some letter-carving ideas that have been simmering for some...

Traces

Traces – an explanation What is the sculpture called Traces about? This slate sculpture has two simple outlines of fish carved into its upper surface echoing the shadows of fish on the river bottom and hinting at fossils. The word Traces has been carved into a...

Sitting Stone

The story behind Sitting Stone I was involved in a brainstorming session on a proposed installation on the Ullswater Way to commemorate Alfred Wainwright, the renowned author of guidebooks to the Lakeland Fells. I suggested a special stone to sit on to enjoy the views...

New commissions

Latest commissions Wedding Stone A recent delightful commission was to create a wedding stone for Katy who is to marry Rob. The stone was to carry the young people’s names and the date of the wedding plus a suitable inscription. It was Katy’s mother who on...