This fountain with stone surround is for a new house. The builder wanted a 'water feature' and I decided
to try to make a 'Waterplace' instead of a fireplace...
The blanketflower ( a native wildflower) inspired this stone flower. I am making a mold of it to cast copies for decoration in masonry for our house.
A chest of stone.
For more about the creation of this stone chest, click it.
Some potential Building details -- or book ends.
I had this idea for a swirling star quite a while ago, but the first one did
not go as deep as this. The Yin goes in, and the yang goes out.
The last time I saw Kent Bellows, I showed him these two pieces. He really liked
them! ( and Kent did not find it difficult to say if he DIDN'T like something)
A Marble head in progress
My daughters head and shoulders will barely fit on this
200 lb. piece of Colorado Marble. I suspended work on this piece for almost two years
due to vandals in our neighborhood. Things are looking better now.
This practise head was carved from a military headstone.
I am concentrating on portraits in stone. A stone can last for
thousands of years if properly cared for. It is a three dimensional
snapshot of the subject. The more and varied subjects I do,
the better I become as a stone carver and artist