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A Fire Breathing Dragon

This week Simon was featured on the series opener of Amazing Spaces. It was a great episode, featuring some spectacular architecture and engineering. Simon’s contribution?…

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A Memorial Sculpture for Robyn

In our blogs,  the perfect portrait sculpture for you part one and part two, we mentioned commissioning a portrait as a memorial. This week we…

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Perfect Portrait for You: Part Two

If you regularly read our blog, you’ll know that last week we began writing about the perfect portrait scultpure for you. We feel people sometimes…

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The Perfect Portrait Sculpture for You: Part One

There’s an app for that! We often hear that when we need a digital solution. But did you know, when it comes to portraits, Simon’s…

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Fforest Fawr Woodland Sculpture Trail

We’ve had some beautiful weather this week – perfect for a woodland walk! With Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland still in lockdown though, we know…

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Woodland Sculpture Trail: Pages Wood

Welcome back to our woodland sculpture trail series! If you read our blogs about the Pages Wood commission, and the Meadow Park woodland sculpture trail,…

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Is my Tree Suitable for a Tree Carving Sculpture?

It’s always a joy as an artist, when somebody admires your work, and wants to commission a piece. Simon is no exception! Many of the…

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Woodland Sculpture Trails: Meadow Park

Over the years Simon has created several Woodland Sculpture Trails. As we can’t easily go out and access our beautiful woodlands during lockdown, we thought…

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St George and the Dragon Sculpture

It’s a day late, but Happy St George’s Day to my English friends! It’s actually quite the week for important days. The Queen’s birthday, St…

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Thinking About Superheroes

This week we’ve been looking through old photos and videos, and remembering some fun commissions.  There are several comic book characters among Simon’s past pieces,…

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Collaboration with ChainsawBars.Co.Uk

We thought we’d take the opportunity of a lull in new sculptures to share some more from ‘behind the scenes’.  There are so many companies…