Wednesday, 28 November 2012

'The Jackalope'

Whilst still continuing to work on my Autumn inspired drawing, I've been doing a little pyrography..and came up with this design- the jackalope. Quite a number of different cultures seem to have come up with a similar creature - a hare or rabbit with horns or antlers. My own version was first designed and lightly pencilled onto smoothly sanded sycamore wood, then pyrographed.

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Autumn Inspiration

Out and about in town and country I see a yellow, orange and golden brown world as the land prepares for its Winter rest. The fragile beauty of tree and leaf bring inspiration, and dictate the palette for a new design..early days as yet, but here's a taster..