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Busy summer at the Ecoarts studio

Work at the Ecoarts studio this summer included a break from the usual animal sculptures for this commissioned fairy! She was made out of wildwood and recycled wire from the Frugaldom project. The wire horse has been completed and work … Continue reading

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Wire horse set to join Frugaldom project

The latest sculpture to be completed by Ecoarts is a wire horse for the Frugaldom project in Dumfries & Galloway. The horse has been made largely from old chicken wire which has been recycled after taking down some old chicken … 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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Making a Driftwood Horse – Part 5

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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

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Making a Driftwood Horse – Part 4

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There was no let up from the rain today so it was another day of moving the driftwood horse in and out of the studio. A made a few minor alterations today including strengthening the legs and shaping the head. … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Horse – Part 1

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One project that I have been contemplating for a long time is making a driftwood horse. I was inspired by the magnificent sculptures of Heather Jansch and began gathering up bits of driftwood over a year ago. Whilst clearing some … Continue reading

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