I call my work Toys as Sculpture because they are not for throwing
around or into the toy box.
encourage the imagination and relationship which I felt towards my
My intention is to capture gesture, personality, and something of
the spirit, especially as it exists in relationship. A Kingfisher at
your workplace, or a cat in a boat can be the best of companions.
I use a bandsaw, a sander, a rotary carver, a drill, poplar and pine
to make my pieces. Like icing on a cake, coloring the wood carvings
with layers of acrylics, metallic leaf or powders brings each piece