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Is my Tree Suitable for a Tree Carving Sculpture? 1440 2560 Simon O'Rourke

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…

Woodland Sculpture Trails: Meadow Park 2000 2000 Simon O'Rourke

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…

St George and the Dragon Sculpture 720 960 Simon O'Rourke

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,…

Online Art Courses with Simon 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Online Art Courses with Simon

We hope you’re all holding up OK, whatever this lockdown looks like for you. Whether you’re a keyworker (thank you!), homeschooling you, or working from…

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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…

Sculpture for Historic Property 420 630 Simon O'Rourke

Sculpture for Historic Property

alsoOne of the things Simon has enjoyed over the years, is creating sculpture for historic property. These projects usually combine Simon’s love of human form…

When Poppy met Stihl! 1536 2048 Simon O'Rourke

When Poppy met Stihl!

We thought this would be a good week for something a little different, and a little fun. Simon has been sponsored by Stihl since 2017.…

A Bespoke Tawny Owl Sculpture 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

A Bespoke Tawny Owl Sculpture

One of the things that Simon was known for early on in his career was carving owls! Although he prefers human form, his attention to…

Creating an Oak Maiden 720 960 Simon O'Rourke

Creating an Oak Maiden

There are two approaches to tree carving that Simon practices. The first is to design the piece, and then find timber suitable for the project.…

On Working with Acton Health and Safety 720 960 Simon O'Rourke

On Working with Acton Health and Safety

One of our goals for this year, is to share a few blogs that take you behind-the-scenes, to give you a better idea of ‘life…

The Marbury Lady Sculpture 960 960 Simon O'Rourke

The Marbury Lady Sculpture

Those of you follow Simon on social media will have already seen his stunning Marbury Lady sculpture. The sculpture is inspired by a ghost story…