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First Place! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

First Place!

I only went and won it, didn’t I? That’s right, First Place for my Viking Raid sculpture. Well done to my fellow competitors. I’m having…

Viking Attack! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Viking Attack!

Quick update from here at the Husky Cup: the theme for this year is Viking Attack. More specifically, it’s about Vikings attacking an English village.…

Husky Cup, Here I Come! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Husky Cup, Here I Come!

It’s events season at the moment. Which means…. Husky Cup, here I come! I’ve been lucky enough to place a few times, and I’m looking…

Signs and Shire Horses 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Signs and Shire Horses

This week has all been about making signs and shire horses. Well, one shire horse anyway! You might have seen my evolution of a shire…

Evolution of a Horse 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Evolution of a Horse

Below is a series of photos documenting the steps of the evolution of a horse sculpture, so far. One: The timber!   Two: The main…

Coast and Country TV Appearance 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Coast and Country TV Appearance

I was in episode two of the new series of Coast and Country! “Coast and Country” is a Welsh TV program on ITV. My episode…

More Project Updates – March ’16 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

More Project Updates – March ’16

I’m finding it hard to believe it’s been almost a month since I last updated you on all the projects I’ve been getting on with.…

Custom Carvings for Emotional Events 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Custom Carvings for Emotional Events

I carve statues, signs, jewelry, and everything in between.  There’s carving for fun projects, competitions, and demonstrations. I also do custom carvings for emotional events.…

Project Updates, as Promised 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Project Updates, as Promised

As I said in my last post, things are pretty busy here. I’m just swooping in today, to give you the project updates, as promised.…

Lots of Goings On! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Lots of Goings On!

Things have been busy this year, already. Since this time last month, I’ve been working solidly and simultaneously on three separate construction projects. The photo…

Tattybogle is Returned! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Tattybogle is Returned!

After four months on the run, my missing scarecrow sculpture has been found! Tattybogle is returned! In other news: we’re having a 20% off sale on…

Greetings from Japan! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Greetings from Japan!

Greetings from Japan! The great Keiji Kidokoro invited me to join him in the town of Taka. We’ll be creating sculptures for one of Japan’s…