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Loch Arkaig Animal Sculptures – The finishing touches

The four commissioned animal sculptures for the Loch Arkaig Public Art trail are almost completed. The final stage will be to check that they are secure and inspect them closely for any areas that need extra treatment. The Roe Deer … Continue reading

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Loch Arkaig Animal Sculptures part 1: The Commission

I am delighted to have been selected as one of ten artists to contribute to the Public Art project at Loch Arkaig Pine Forest in the Highlands. The ancient Caledonian pine forest was acquired by a partnership between Arkaig Community … Continue reading

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The Galloway Horse at Frugaldom

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My latest project is a sculpture of a rearing horse that is being created to commemorate the historic importance of the long forgotten Galloways and their contribution to the horseracing industry. Without these Galloway ponies, there would have been no ‘Eclipse’ in the Thoroughbred pedigrees of … Continue reading

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Red Kite Sculpture for Local Nature Trail

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I am delighted to have been commissioned to produce a series of sculptures to go on permanent display at a local nature trail. The recently completed Frugaldom owl has proved very popular so I have decided to start the series … Continue reading

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Making a Sheep out of Willow

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Part of the Frugaldom Project involves the growing and harvesting of willow and one of its intended uses is for sculpture to display in the Ecoarts garden. Having worked mostly in driftwood for the past year, I decided that it … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Fox

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“Horatio The Heron” has now gone to his new home and I have started work on a driftwood fox. I decided to have the fox walking but looking back over his left shoulder, as if startled or on the lookout for … Continue reading

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Work begins on a second driftwood heron

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The driftwood sculptures have certainly attracted plenty of interest and I was delighted to receive a commission for a garden heron. The only specification was that it is to be smaller than the original, which is understandable given that the … Continue reading

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Badger and Deer join the Eco Arts Garden

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Since completing the squirrel, I have been busy creating a badger and a deer for the Eco Arts Garden Project. The badger proved quite challenging with his big feet and instantly recognisable features.  I used some old burnt wood to get … Continue reading

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The Eco Arts Garden Project

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Work is well into the second month on the driftwood and assorted Eco Arts sculpture projects. The driftwood horse was the first sculpture to be completed and has now taken his place in the Eco Arts garden. The birds are … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Owl – Part 4

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The completed Tawny Owl I decided to build up the owl’s feet on top of the existing stand. I found some suitably twisted pieces of wood that could be cut to resemble claws and fixed them securely with screws. An … Continue reading

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