Monday, 20 April 2015

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Chorleycakes




Sir Barrington Chorleycakes
1512 – 1574
Knight of the Garter, Baronet of Thruxdale, High Sherriff of Thruxton Chase and surrounding hamlets.
Privy Counsellor, Star Chamber Member, Order of the Wet Nose, Minder of the King's giblets.

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Rhino Relief



A white rhino sculpted as a bas-relief, I've got lots of ideas for sculptures in this style,

Monday, 25 August 2014

Funklehorn Finished



These creatures were adept at climbing the few trees populating the sparsely forested high peaks of the island. Scoffer commented on what a comical sight they made ‘whilst clustered in groups amongst the foliage, they competed for the most luscious fruit and leaves’ They were named after the traditional wind instrument of the Hebridean island of Barra ; the twisted shape resembling the creature’s horn, its atonal drone similar to the  noisy braying of the female of the species. There survives an example of the horn of the creature crafted into a handle of a tribal staff in the collection of the Pitt Rivers museum in Oxford