Tag Archives: Wood Sculpture

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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Sculpture of an owl landing on a tree stump

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The latest project to be completed at Ecoarts is a sculpture of an owl. A neglected tree stump at Frugaldom had been selected as an ideal place to site the sculpture. The idea was to make the owl appear to be landing on the … 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 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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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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Designs in Wood

Robin Wood lives and works in East Lothian near Edinburgh, Scotland. He has always been interested in art and combines his natural talent with a background of working in conservation, woodland management and tree surgery. The main tool of his … Continue reading

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The Carved Tree

Paul Sivell is a self-taught artist from the Isle of Wight who specialises in wood sculpture. He often works from condemned, dead or dying trees. He is particularly keen to work on gnarled or twisted trees and recycle them rather … Continue reading

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