These sculptures were made for Bedgebury pinetum.They wanted cheerful creatures that they get actually coming to their grounds so I made a fox, badger,dragonfly,kingfisher and a doe and fawn.
I’ve been experimenting with smaller creatures that i could get people to make in day long workshops. so here is my generic exotic bird. Made of various colours of dyed willow on a steel frame and then mounted on a piece of recycled wood.
I made this flying barn owl from white and buff willow with glass eyes.
This Barn owl was commissioned after seeing the owl with the outstretched wings. Unfortunately the client had a small living space so I designed this owl to be sitting on a branch instead.
I was commissioned to create sculptures describing the characters from the song-“the twelve days of Christmas” for an illuminated trail at Stourhead national trust in Wiltshire. The sculptures are all between 6-7 feet high and are made of various coloured willows, there are resin eyes and even a ram’s horn[…]
These chickens are made mostly of buff willow with dyed willow beaks and wattles. They are fun things clucking away!
This 7 foot long Marlin goes on the wall like a hunting trophy but without any of the cruelty! Its made of various dyed willows and a big glass eye.
These robins were commissioned for a birthday present.They were made from various willows as well as the red dyed willow which I rarely use.