Frogs and Roses
This commissioned piece required a design for a relief carving with frogs and roses as main subjects. This needed some study of roses, of all varieties, and research into frogs. After limited internet results and an unsatisfactory visit to the Natural History Museum I was privileged to be shown round the Urban Farm in Wolverton, Milton Keynes, where I was able to photograph several handsome frogs, lurking under planks and logs. I am now quite proficient at carving frogs and roses!
22" x 15" x 1.5"
I do a lot of relief carving using natural forms such as flowers, and birds as visual reference as well as the forms of cars, jet planes and all the material goods of our daily lives.