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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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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 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 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 3

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The sun was shining when I started work this morning but it didn’t last long! I was forced to take evasive action twice, moving the driftwood horse to the studio. Unfortunately that plan didn’t work too well as the horse … Continue reading

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Making a Driftwood Horse – Part 2

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It was quite breezy last night and I was quite relieved to see that my sculpture had not reverted to a pile of sticks this morning! Although I had left it outside, I did fix a support through the middle … Continue reading

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Carved Bear nears completion

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After another couple of good sessions, my wood carving of a bear is almost complete. I am finding it quite similar to painting in respect of knowing when it is finished. Being my first attempt at carving, it is tempting … Continue reading

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Bear Carving – progress report

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Having enjoyed the early stages of cutting out the rough shape of the bear from the piece of lime wood, I am now attempting the more detailed carving work. Having had no previous experience of wood carving, I am basically … Continue reading

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Learning to carve a bear from wood

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Although my art background is in painting, I have always wanted to try woodcarving and other forms of sculpture. This is the first time I have seriously set about the task of carving an object so I was determined to … Continue reading

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Stephen Hayward and the Mermaid of Balintore

  Sculptor Steve Hayward of Hilton, Easter Ross, is best known for his 10 foot sculpture of a mermaid that adorns the rocks at the fishing village of Balintore. Hayward worked with project co-ordinator Will Aitken to produce the sculpture … Continue reading

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