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The Great Hare of Ontario

This fantastic creation is the work of Canadian Artist Mary Catherine Newcomb. “The Great Hare” is a staggering fifteen feet in length and made using turf grown over compost and topsoil. It was originally created for CAFKA 2011 at the … Continue reading

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The Sculptures of Bettye Hamblen Turner

Bettye Hamblen Turner has always been fascinated with horses and they are a theme running through her work. She was attracted by their shape and movement from a very early age and studied equine anatomy, herd behaviour and the horse’s … Continue reading

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Trevor Leat – Willow Sculptor

An increasingly popular form of artwork is Willow Sculpture. Willow can be sculpted in a variety of ways. Living willow structures use live cut rods (or withies) which are planted in the ground to take root. Willow sculpture can use … Continue reading

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The Animal Sculptures of Reece Ingram

Reece Ingram developed his carving skills under the guidance of Peter Randall Page at Brighton Art College and his sculptures can now be found across Great Britain. He takes workshops, holds gallery exhibitions and residencies and has been awarded several … Continue reading

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The Scrap Metal Creations of Wenda Vorce

Recycled art can take many forms but one of the most inventive is surely that of using scrap metal. Old car parts, bits of old machinery and twisted wiring can be the source of some incredible designs. One scrap metal … Continue reading

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The Garden Sculpture of Bruno Torfs

The unique garden sculptures of Bruno Torfs are inspired by his travels to some of the world’s most remote regions. His creations reside in an open garden, blending in seamlessly with the forest for an almost magical feel. Four years … Continue reading

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The Land Art of Richard Shilling

Richard Shilling is one of the better-known land artists in Britain. He creates sculptures from natural materials from around the site of where each sculpture is made. The works are intended to be gradually absorbed back into the landscape by … Continue reading

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The Chalk Horses of England

There can be few more striking sights than the giant horses carved into the hillside of the English landscape. Probably the best known of these is the Uffington White Horse, a prehistoric hill figure that extends to over 100 metres … Continue reading

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Designs in Wood

Robin Wood lives and works in East Lothian near Edinburgh, Scotland. He has always been interested in art and combines his natural talent with a background of working in conservation, woodland management and tree surgery. The main tool of his … Continue reading

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The Carved Tree

Paul Sivell is a self-taught artist from the Isle of Wight who specialises in wood sculpture. He often works from condemned, dead or dying trees. He is particularly keen to work on gnarled or twisted trees and recycle them rather … Continue reading

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