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Swiftly goes it..

…And so now door and panel are in place. And this door and window composition work well on many different levels… Solid beautiful oak door. Simple gentle floating panel. Shiny polished leadwork complimented by burnished iron mongery! When viewed from … Continue reading

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Blackbirds

And the many colours they come in! Remember that lovely commission I had at Brantwood. Well, I have just completed another composition, similar, but different. It was so lovely to revisit this idea….  Similar but different. And this one is … Continue reading

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Pure Goldie

And Ouli. Two. Well. Never had a commission quite like this before. My initial response was to say no, oh no, i don’t do folk. But when Laurie sent me her photos and i saw the wonderful glamour of Goldie … Continue reading

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To hatch an idea..

Lapwings…. eggs…. feathers… landscape. Were the elements that the customer came to me with…. I have taken my time (i usually do!) to get from doodle to cutting board. I like the design.. the ‘thinky’ part of the process. The … Continue reading

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A charm of red and yellow

Well I know I know this works… So when i got asked to do a panel to work with existing leaded lights… and i saw the colours… and i saw the classic shapes. I thought I could make it work … Continue reading

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Hung, drawn and coloured

(No pretense this time…) From this… To this…. To this…. and this. And finally. THIS…. I first drew bitterns years ago. I mosaicked bitterns. I made a sculpture that boomed. I read Bill Baileys book… discovered collective noun for bitterns … Continue reading

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It’s 2019 – Happy New Year

ps…. I add these… Just because. Painted walls are beautiful. Gosh. What a busy year 2018 was… Here is what I got up to towards the latter end…. Sunflowers and swallows and Blackwell inspired this installation… (and lovely to get … Continue reading

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Year of the swift

The year my eyes turned to the skies and urban bird, the swift… They scream around the streets of Kendal i was told.  So in the spring i eagerly awaited their arrival. They’ll come. Said the locals. And they did. … Continue reading

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A gorgeous gorging of goldfinch

“How did I get the idea”… a friend asked. Katherine and Iain are art lovers. Their home is filled with beautiful colours and textures, I had previously captured their woodland garden in glass and now it was time for the … Continue reading

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Swaledale

It’s a place… it’s probably an ale. Did you know it is also a sheep! A prized specimen. Farmers pluck their flocks to get the perfect eyes! Hope the farmer in question likes this one….. (?) (yikes) Here is how … Continue reading

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