The beauty of wood has always fascinated me and my journey with this medium has brought me from sail boats to band sawn jewellery boxes; from finely finished turned bowls with gorgeous grain to intricately decorated items. In some the beautiful grain patterns say it all, in others I may use texturing, colours, piercing and/or pyrography to create different effects.
Somerset based artist Lester Durston makes marquetry boxes and coasters with precision and painstaking attention to detail. Lester’s work is beautifully made from hand-cut wood veneers, creating intricate patterns, designs and pictures.
Paul Hayler creates beautiful leatherworks from his home studio, overlooking Firestone Copse on the Isle of Wight.
Each of Dinah’s birds are meticulously hand carved from wood and beautifully painted with each bird becoming completely unique with it’s own personality.