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Finishing touches

Last teasels added and all ready for Quartz (http://www.quartzfestival.org.uk/artists.cfm)

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The Big Tease

I have just spent the last two days working with Queens College Junior School ( Years 3 – 6),  creating an artwork as part of the Quartz Festival. This installation required over 7,000 teasels which were ‘planted’, in the lawn outside the main entrance to the school. My work last year required thousands of wild […]

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The Teasel Dress No 1

It was difficult deciding just how long the skirt should be in relation to the bodice, but I think it’s ok. I now need to see if I can make a stand to hang it from….probably tubular metal and sprayed black so then there will be no need to hang it from the ceiling. So […]

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LOL cat likes the Horn of Plenty

I never thought I’d see a genuine LOL cat, but look at the marking’s on this cat’s side! (I ought to add that I only know about LOL cats because of my son’s obsession, and because I read about them in the financial pages of the Guardian….) Installation is now complete, and Julia Ridge phoned […]

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Horn finds a New Home in Hillcommon

Thursday 17th October saw an early start at Little Yarford Farmhouse, with the artist,  garden owners,  new owner of the Horn, and ‘the removal men’  (a team from Mark Butterfield Furniture) on site at 08.30 , AND it wasn’t raining! Paul Ridge of Hazelmere, Hillcommon, is the new owner of the Horn of Plenty, and plans […]

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Shaggy dog stories ?

A wet day, but at least the rain wasn’t torrential. A thick mist blanketed the Quantocks Hills obscuring our view from the tump. With the weather still being quite warm, the garden itself was steaming. The ‘Horn’ has now gone all shaggy in the rain, with the ends of the raffia hanging down vertically, and […]

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