assorted makings and drawings

most recent first

 

 

Fritz the Wonder Horse
or at least his skull and mirror shades...

 

sun mask

moulded and painted leather

 

an 'interpretation' of the eleventh century carving inside the church at Church Langton, Leicestershire which possibly depicts St Dunstan as a blacksmith

 

based on the Anglo-Saxon belt buckle discovered at Finglesham

 

   

left drawing based on the depiction of the deity Os on the Frank's casket.
right the relevant part of the panel of the Frank's casket
note that the details of the costume suggest a person wearing a 'feathered' cloak with an animal mask on the top of their head
the small mound on which the figure is sitting may be a (very) stylised burial mound

 

 

 

 

 

the moon-bull with a goose bearing the soul of someone about to be born

air-drying clays and lead

 

detail view of the soul and goose

 

work in progress – the outer case for a 'wall reliquary'.

wood and metal fixings

 

moon mask

moulded and painted leather

 

a 'reliquary'

wood, metal, glass, leather, bone, shell, etc

 

 

foliate mask – first attempt at a moulded leather mask

 

bird mask – first attempt at a leather mask

 

where it (mostly) all happens…