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  • Head to Head with a Tough Subject-The Crucifixion of Our World

    I had a burning desire to carve a life-sized Jesus in wood, not only to see how hard it actually was, but because I felt that this awful depiction of ultimate human cruelty was just right to implore people to really think what they/WE are doing to our peoples of the world and our planet…

  • Pause for thought: Maggie Hambling and the importance of Drawing

      I think this video shakes me out of my comfortable Devon life and makes me remember my guts. I avoid the news, especially Radio 4’s The Today programme because there is usually an article which makes me weep, and that’s no way to start the day. However, these things cannot be ignored and they…

  • Historical Carving and Classical Design

      A great part of my training was in ornament, historical carving and classical design. As a sculptor and carver, I like to accept commissions concerned with antique furniture or classical architecture. For this sort of work there is a stringent need to be faithful to the last degree, the ultimate millimetre or the final…