Charge of the Light Brigade – sculpture of baby elephants

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Charge of the Light Brigade - sculpture of baby elephants Little Elephants need very little encouragement to play. It is interesting to watch because their faces do not display features that pertain to the playful mood like a cat or a dog which has facial displays that show various moods. The Elephant [...]

Reading the Menu – sculpture of a cheetah

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Reading the Menu (cheetah) A Cheetah is an animal that spends most of the day hunting from a static position and only when they see likely prey do they venture off their hunting stand to make a stalk and the inevitable high-speed chase if the stalk gets them within range. In the Serengeti even [...]

Audacity – sculpture of a leopard and a jackal

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Audacity (leopard in tree) I hunted leopards on my fathers ranch in Rhodesia even before I became a hunting guide. We fought an on-going war with these guys as they predated the calves and the young stock on the ranch. Here is my latest attempt of this animal along with the Jackal at the [...]

Mountain Monarch – sculpture of a Moose

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Mountain Monarch - sculpture of a Moose I doubt that I would have ever sculpted a Moose if I had not have been commissioned to do this animal.  Having little or no knowledge of the moose,  I discovered that it has a very interesting mouth and nostrils. I conclude that this is due to its [...]

Go get your own – sculpture of a lion and his kill

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Go Get Your Own - sculpture of a Lion and the Kudu bull he has killed I am aware that there is need for me to sculpt the cats - a subject extremely difficult for me.  This time around I like to think that I have caught the subject as I wanted to.  The Lion is [...]

Mongolian Argali Sheep – bronze sculpture

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Mongolian Argali - sculpture of an Argali Sheep from Mongolia I found myself in unknown territory when I took on the sculpting of the Mongolian Argali.  When doing animals that are not familiar to me I find myself trying to come to terms with the incredibly harsh environment in which they live. I think [...]

The Quick and the Dead

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The Quick and the Dead – sculpture of a Cobra and a Banded Mongoose The cobra and the mongoose have a long and I suppose, a violent history.  The little banded mongoose depicted in this piece is as nimble as quicksilver.  Failure to be quick is to die a slow and painful death from the [...]

Woodsmoke on the Wind – sculpture of a Confederate Soldier

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Woodsmoke on the Wind - sculpture of a Confederate soldier In circa 2009,  we decided to leave Montana with our tail tucked between our legs, driven out by the cold. We have friends in North Carolina who hail from the same area as we did in Rhodesia and so we headed there.  While searching [...]

Belligerence – sculpture of 6 Buffalo Bulls

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Belligerence – sculpture of six buffalo bulls When ‘The War Department’ sold out it was not difficult to go back in my mind and find that incident that would take me back to another occasion another day in a myriad of days out there in the bush where I could find the inspiration to replace the [...]

Pigs Trotters – sculpture of a mother warthog and her 3 piglets

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Pigs Trotters – sculpture of a warthog mother and her 3 piglets This is a little sculpture that speaks volumes if you have ever visited Africa where these wonderful little animals occur. When the breeding season gets going they can be seen everywhere, always apparently on the move.  At these times the sow is supremely alert and spooks very [...]