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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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Making a Driftwood Heron – Part 4

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The completed Heron Work on day 4 on the driftwood heron was concentrated on adding detail to the sculpture. The first coating of glue and wood filler had dried out well and the loose shavings were brushed out before I … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Heron – part 3

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The first task on day 3 of the latest driftwood project was to work on some detail on the head of the heron. I found a knotted piece of wood that suggested the eye of the bird so I fitted … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Heron – Part 2

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Work resumed on day 2 of the Heron project and the first task was to make the sculpture sturdier. A metal support was added to one of the legs and a few more screws inserted. Much of the weight is … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Heron – part 1

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Following the driftwood horse and hare, I decided to create a driftwood heron as a feature for the ecoarts garden pond. It was a miserable wet day so beachcombing didn’t make much appeal and it was a case of going … Continue reading

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