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Deer sculptures make TV debut

Our Deer sculptures are on show at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens near Winchester as part of a sculpture exhibition featuring sculpture from artists across the UK.
Local TV station Solent TV visited the gardens to shoot a short video to feature in their news program and I’m happy to say that our herd of […]

October 2nd, 2015|Contemporary Sculpture, Deer Sculptures, Garden, Garden Sculpture, Sculpture, Sculpture Exhibition|Comments Off on Deer sculptures make TV debut|

Its the real thing

Thought my eyes were deceiving me the other night when I looked out into the garden and saw a real deer strolling around in between our deer sculptures. People have often joked when buying the deer sculptures that they hope the sculptures will keep the real thing away. I’m afraid I have to say […]

September 11th, 2015|Contemporary Sculpture, Deer Sculptures, Garden, Garden Art, Garden Sculpture, Sculpture|Comments Off on Its the real thing|

Latest work goes north

Just finished a new commission for a flight of three Avocets. The client wanted a more contemporary look and went  for a  stainless steel version which was then mirror polished, a finish that should look quite spectacular reflecting the clouds as they drift by.

The client also requested the Skylon posts that are are inspired […]

September 10th, 2015|Bird Sculpture, Contemporary Sculpture, Garden, Garden Sculpture, Sculpture|Comments Off on Latest work goes north|

Sculpture exports to the Isle of Wight

With trailer loaded up and pole position on the ferry we had a pleasurable trip to the Isle of Wight delivering A Herd of Deer and a flock of Sheep to the Hillside, a boutique hotel in Ventnor run by a Danish couple.

After hacking our way through the chalky soil the sculptures were installed […]

August 8th, 2015|Garden, Garden Sculpture, Sculpture|Comments Off on Sculpture exports to the Isle of Wight|

Gondwanaland-Sculpture at Marks Hall

An interesting day was spent installing our sculptures at Marks Hall for the forthcoming sculpture exhibition. David Waghorne, the exhibitions curator had earmarked the perfect setting for the Herd of Deer, Gondwanaland. Gondwanaland is the name given to an area of the arboretum that is planted with species from the southern hemisphere including the […]

July 30th, 2015|Garden, Garden Sculpture, Sculpture, Sculpture Exhibition, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Gondwanaland-Sculpture at Marks Hall|

Cow Parsley sculptures feature in medal winning display at RHS Chelsea

Our Cow Parsley sculptures feature in a display of drought tolerant planting in the Grand Pavilion created by Daisy Roots Nursery. We were really pleased this morning to get the news that the display had been awarded a Sliver Gilt. We were really excited when they asked about incorporating the sculptures in their display […]

June 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cow Parsley sculptures feature in medal winning display at RHS Chelsea|

Chichester Art Trail & Fundraising for Nepal Earthquake

A big thank you to everyone that came to visit our garden during the Chichester Art Trail. The weather gods played ball with plenty of sunshine and we had over 200 visitors with many taking the chance to have a sit down with a cuppa and cake and enjoy the views.

When the sun shone […]

May 14th, 2015|Garden, Garden Sculpture, Sculpture, Sculpture Exhibition|Comments Off on Chichester Art Trail & Fundraising for Nepal Earthquake|

The English Garden

Our Cow Parsley sculptures feature in a garden in the spring issue of The English Garden magazine. The garden near Henfield, Sussex has fabulous views and shows what can be done in a smaller garden.

April 23rd, 2015|Garden, Garden Sculpture, Sculpture, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The English Garden|

New Designs for 2015

Spring has finally arrived, it’s time to get out in the garden. We have two new pieces that we will be exhibiting in the coming months with a few more ideas on the drawing board that should be ready later in the year.

Both pieces are inspired by birds, a pair of Sandpipers created after […]

April 7th, 2015|Garden, Garden Sculpture, Sculpture|Comments Off on New Designs for 2015|

A Frosty Morning

Opened the curtains to a magical scene, the first real frosty morning of the winter, couldn’t resist getting the camera out.

Click the link below for more photos.

 

January 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Frosty Morning|