This gallery contains a range of carvings that depict aspects which are not truly abstract in the sense of the word, they also make use of other types of wood, represent specific objects, or are generally experimental in nature.
However they all incorporate the black finished frame but the depth varies from 3.4cm to 6.8cm.
37cm x 48cm x 4.8cm Frame: An abstract interpretation of a young chick with large inquisitive eyes.
34cm x 52cm x 3.4cm frame - abstract depiction of time, using hour glass shapes, being caught behind bars represented by mahogany inserts
34cm x 42cm x 3.4cm frame - A hint of celtic folklore in this abstract illustration of crossed axe heads.
37cm x 48cm x 3.4cm frame - In the horizontal plane there is anillusion of cats eyes and whiskers, but in the vertical plane a differant illusion is created.
42cm x 42cm x 3.4cm frame - A series of three valleys ending in forked canyons with red river flowing thro. Created by a mahogany insert. - A number of interpretations can be drawn from this carving.
Jug in Cradle
42cm x 42cm x 4.8cm frame - As the name implies, the section of a teardrop jug resting in a cradle.
42cm x 42cm x 4.8cm frame - Depiction of a holly leaf resting on the ground using twigs and curled corners.
34cm x 48cm x 4.8cm frame - Depicting a stack of shaped platters topped with a decorative ribbon.
42cm x 42cm x 3.4cm frame - An abstract depiction of a Dahlia flower head with its scooped petals and soft flowing form set on a sculptured background.
42cm x 42cm x 3.4cm frame - An abstract adaptation of a snowflake making good use of a number of mahogany inserts.
42cm x 42cm x 3.4cm frame - Outward flowing ripples caused by the droplet of fluid representing the diminishing effect of shock/pain.