This 4 foot high Butterfly character loosely based on a character by Aardman animation was made for RHS Rosemoor gardens in Devon. It’s made from dyed willow on a steel frame.
These creations were made for a customer to exhibit at various National Trust sites throughout the year. I used a huge amount of dyed white willow, which i think really added to the whole fairy tale theme. They all had glass eyes and were each made on a steel frame.
These sculptures were made for a halloween display at Blenheim palace.
These willow faerie beings are made of various willows on a metal base. They have glass eyes and can go in or outside.
I was commissioned by Hampton Court palace in London to create these two knights as part of their year long celebration of the painting ,”Field of cloth of gold”. They took about 3 months to create – and they were 10 feet high and about 15 feet long. (For horsey[…]
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[…]
After having my figure of Pan outside the Museum of Witchcraft in Boscastle, Cornwall, it was time for a new sculpture. So the museum kindly commissioned one of the northern European god , Cernunnos. I took inspiration from the figure on the Gundestrop cauldron that was found in Denmark, but[…]
I was delighted to be asked to submit some designs for Kew gardens in London’s annual Autumn exhibition and even more so when they commissioned the 12 treelings. They are inspired by trees and humankind’s interaction with them (and influenced by faeries as well!) They will be exhibited at Kew[…]
This figure was commissioned by Great Ayton Parish council ,North Yorkshire to commemorate the civilians who went to war.It was mounted on a chunck of local Ironstone and set on the village green. The willow sculpture was made of various different coloured willows on a steel frame.