The wire horse has been completed and work has started on another wooden horse. The latest wooden horse is made from branches left behind at the Frugaldom project, formerly felled forestry land which is now being rejuvenated. Detail of the latest … Continue reading
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Four commissioned Ecoarts wooden animal sculptures are now on display at Three Lochs Caravan Park, Balminnoch, Dumfries & Galloway. A Belted Galloway and calf have been sited beside Loch Heron while the Red Kite sculpture overlooks the Park and Loch … Continue reading
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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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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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It was a glorious sunny day today so any thoughts of doing some work on the computer were quickly banished! The sculpture was quickly set up outside with my remaining supplies of wood, tools and some reference photos. Having basically … Continue reading
As part of our new Ecoarts project in Dumfries and Galloway, we would very much like to explore the idea of living sculpture. For anyone not familiar with the concept, living sculpture is created with living, growing grasses, vines, plants … Continue reading
It has been a long winter and we are still looking out at snow with Easter weekend approaching. The miserable weather certainly hasn’t helped in moving forward with plans to get our Ecoarts project going this year but there must be … Continue reading
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An artist can take inspiration from a variety of sources but the landscape has always been high on the list. One of the strangest natural landscapes that I have come across is the coastal area known as the Rocks of … Continue reading
One of the great advantages of living in Scotland is the right to roam. The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 comprehensively codified into Scots law the ancient tradition of the right to universal access to the land in Scotland. This … Continue reading
I am delighted to have been asked to write a regular blog for Bigvyor.com and would like to introduce myself to the site’s regular followers. I always knew that art would be my chosen career path and studied fine art for my … Continue reading