Tag: Work

Singing Birds

Singing Birds

Singing Birds. Description coming soon… Continue reading

lovebirds

Love Birds

£300 edition More details to follow Continue reading

Saftey Matches

Saftey Matches (edition)

Saftey Matches (edition) £110 Details to follow Continue reading

Secretary Bird

Secretary Bird

  £350 – Details to follow Continue reading

Special Delivery

Special Delivery

A very nice lady who saw my work in Falmouth Art Gallery commisioned me to make a piece. Her daughter was about to have a baby and Special Delivery represents a series of anecdotes from her life. Continue reading

101 Seed Cake Recipes

101 Seed Cake Recipes

Measures: 12cm by 8cm by 8cm Continue reading

Laundry Day At Lace Street

Laundry Day On Lace Street

Measures: 70cm by 30cm by 12cm See it in action here: https://vimeo.com/54663176 Continue reading

Ocypetete The Harpy

Ocypete The Harpy

The whole title across the front reads: Once A Year Ocypete The Harpy Visits Her Sister In Marbella Continue reading

Lab Birds

Lab Birds

A pair of birds tweet excitedly over a scientific discovery. Materials: wood, metal, canvas bellows Dimensions: Height-38cm, width- 23cm (inc handle), depth- 12cm Continue reading

A Busy Day At 12 West Street

A Busy Day At 12 West Street

Two harpies swoop at each other on the roof of no.12 West Street as the windows and door crash open and shut in the wind. On the top floor of the house a couple bounce energrtically in the bed while … Continue reading

The Revenge of the Beautiful Assistant

The Revenge of the Beautiful Assistant

The beautiful assistant is getting her own back! The Magician’s eyes pop out of his head and his leg jerks convulsively. The elaborate mechanism, including weights and pulleys, is ornately painted and housed within the decorative tin base. Materials: Limewood, … Continue reading

Pall Mall

Pall Mall

Two birds waggle seductively at each other while a small bird perched on a bell endlessly pursues a fly. Materials: Wood, old tins, metal Continue reading

Liquorice Drops

Liquorice Drops

The bird flaps it's wings when the handel is turned. Materials: Reclaimed metals, wood, light bulb. Continue reading

Jack Daniels

Jack Daniels

Two little birds peck away at the tin oblivious to the hovering danger. Materials: Brass sheet, salvaged metal fixings, steel, wood, an old tin.   Continue reading

An Ill Wind

An Ill Wind

Materials: Salvaged mahogany , old tins, brass and steel. Continue reading

The Harpy of West Street

The Harpy of West Street

The harpy flaps her wings as she flies over West Street. Materials: Limewood, old tins, metal, salvaged oak. Continue reading

The Trouble With Goats

The Trouble With Goats

Materials: old tins, wood, fabric, and metal. Other Videos: The Trouble with Goats 2 The Trouble with Goats 3 Continue reading

Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions

The bird in this piece is struck by the age old problem of what to wear. He has the difficult choice of deciding which beak to put on, and there is a whole selection strewn around the room to choose … Continue reading

The Cyclist

The Cyclist

The cyclist pedals along and seems to be struggling somewhat, as she veers constantly from side to side. Materials: Waxed limewood, old tins, ash, salvaged oak, string, brass, steel, bits and pieces. Continue reading

The Busker

The Busker

The sound of the busker playing the musical saw is produced with a hurdy gurdy like mechanism. There are three guitar strings pulled over a large oak wheel and tuned with guitar tuners. A small wooden drawer built into the … Continue reading

Urban Myth

Another Disappointing Urban Myth

The writing around the edge of the tin reads: “The harpy Ocypete struggles to come to terms with the role (and diversions) of modern woman." Continue reading

Ermintrude Smith

Ermintrude Smith

This street scene is constructed with a long mechanical sequence. At the top of the piece a cockerel on a weather vane spins from side to side, and below the church bells ring. Further down laundry which is strung up … Continue reading

Bulwark the Dancing Bird

Bulwark the Dancing Bird

Bulwark the Dancing Bird is a one-off piece beautifully made from scrap metal, old tins and jewellery. Turn the handle and Bulwark does a very funky dance. Bulwark dances from side to side and bobs up and down while the … Continue reading