The images in my Gallery are of Willow Sculptures I have made as commissions or for exhibitions. Every Willow Sculpture is unique so although I am more than happy to recreate something you see here, I can also adjust the pose and size to fit with your own ideas - and I always like a new challenge.
If you would like to discuss the possibilities do feel free to get in touch with me.
These two sculptures are both made from willow but the right hand one also has a minimal internal steel frame. This is useful where I …
I have undertaken several versions for private clients and for the Nanny McPhee film ‘The Big Bang’.
Aren’t pigs brilliant?! I have made many willow pigs and all have their own individuality, just like the real thing.
The naturally red-coloured willow that I use when I make foxes is perfect for representing their stunning coat colour.
Pedigree dogs are great subjects. They have such distinct silhouettes and by checking the breed standard I can ensure they are the …
This sculpture was made for a themed exhibition based around Shakespeare’s play. It was great to just let my imagination run riot …
I was exhibiting at Norton Priory Walled Garden in Runcorn Cheshire and had the opportunity to photograph these three sheep in this …
These willow baskets are constructed using the same technique I use in my sculptures.
I usually make Boxing Hares roughly lifesize, but if you want something bigger.. no problem.
This gorgeous pair were made for a North London Primary School to enhance the refurbishment of what was a very boring concrete …
I made this sculpture for an exhibition in commemoration of the centenary of the outbreak of WW1.
A typical terrier, full of character, Westies make great subjects for willow sculpture - there is no mistaking that familiar outline.
Cats are fabulous subjects for sculpture and I always enjoy making them. This stalking cat was a private commission.
I always enjoy the challenge of making something with such a sense of movement.
This willow sculpture was made as a surprise present for someone who has always wanted their own horse but has never had the time or …
This is a great example of a commission where I am asked to do something I have never made before. Always great fun for me and I hope …
This sculpture is made entirely from willow and was commissioned by the Glen Fiddich distillary in Scotland.
A commission that was made as a present, using a beautiful old piece of wood that the client already owned.
This basket was made for a small Cheshire Artists Network exhibition on a narrow boat in Northwich.
These little birds are not based on any particular bird, as they are a complete figment of my imagination.
This basket is made using a coiling technique from Pine Needles which I collected from my local woodland.
This design was inspired from a favourite book belonging to the children of my client.
This photo was taken by one of the students at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge just prior to their 2013 May Ball.
This basket was made using the same random weave technique I use in my sculptures.
Although I don’t make as many baskets now as I used to I know it is really important to stay in touch with the root of my art.
It’s always a bit easier to catch a glimpse of the elusive Red Fox when you’ve made him yourself.
Made using the same technique I use in my larger sculptures, but using chair seating cane that I dip dye.
Children playing and other willow sculptures on display at the RHS Tatton Park Flower Show.
I can make sculptures of any breed of dog although those with distinct recognisable silhouettes tend to work the best.
These two sheep were made for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd Garden at RHS Tatton Flower show. After the show I donated them to the …
This pair of hares stands about 6 feet tall! They were commissioned by a private collector and now reside in their stunning garden.
This photo was taken after the deer was installed in its new home in a wildlife area of the client’s garden.
Made using the same technique I use in my sculptures this basket is a perfect way to display material found during a beach walk.
If you have the space for more than one sculpture the resulting scene can be captivating.
When I was asked to make a Dandie Dinmont I had to spend quite some time researching on the web!
Stags prove to be one of the most popular willow sculptures I make. They look fantastic in the garden and create an impressive focal …
A great example of a collaboration between me and Pete Wilson at Bartington Forge Blacksmith.
The willow sculpture of a seated terrier was made for a private garden. My little dog thought she had a new friend!
More of my extraordinary birds. If you know what breed then you are doing better than me, they are cute though aren’t they?
The May Ball Committee at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge contacted me to commission a 12 foot tall sculpture of winged Ariel …
Made for the Cheshire Artists Network touring exhibition “WW1 Reflections and Reconciliation”.
This Vizsla was made as a commission using a fantastic photograph given to me by the client as inspiration.
This sculpture is based on a much loved pet and was commissioned as a remembrance sculpture. I was honoured to make it for them.