A recently completed project in York stone for the Holkham estate. My work involved shaping some of the kerbing and helping with installation. Very pleased to be able to take part in this one!
Friday, 5 April 2019
Saturday, 16 March 2019
Recently attended a lecture in the magnificent London premises of the Art Workers Guild. For years I have dreamed of becoming part of something like this. Where venerable craftspeople of times past can look down on us, on me, fulfilling their legacy. A little melodramatic I know, but melodramatic things like this are important to me. S
Monday, 25 February 2019
Monday, 4 February 2019
I must apologise for the lack of content recently, there's been a recent landslide of things to do and I've neglected to take pictures. In recent news the boss and I have been going over the idea of possibly travelling to India in order to meet some of the marble and ghana stone carvers out there, and having a turn at some djali carving. This is incredibly exciting stuff. In my own time I've been looking at some of the ancient sanskrit texts and I'm dying to carve some letters in this sacred language. Will have more news and pictures for you soon!
Sunday, 20 January 2019
For the last few weeks I've been engaged in some of the most mysterious studies in lettercarving. Drawing in this craft is a mixture of draftsmanship and free art. The shapes and curves must have a unity and purpose, but drawing freehand also encourages the letters to move for the viewer, giving our script life.
A recently completed project in York stone for the Holkham estate. My work involved shaping some of the kerbing and helping with installatio...
Note: The designs of all work shown here are the property of their creator. I'm doing the lettercutting to his specifications. As soon...
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I've walked past Greshams school more times than I can remember, yet inside the premises is even more spectacular than I could have imag...