Unique Centrepiece Sculptures for a Zoo Charity Dinner

I think it’s fair to say that my best known sculptures are pretty big! Dragon of Bethesda, Giant Hand of Vyrnwy, Powis Castle Wyverns – they’re all BIG! However, did you know that not all my pieces are so large? I recently had a commission for some unique centrepiece sculptures for a charity dinner at … Read more

Sculptures with a Royal Theme: Chainsaw Carving Coronation Blog

With an estimated 300 million people tuning in today to watch the coronation of King Charles III, there was only one choice for today’s blog! This week I’m going to look back at some of my sculptures with a royal theme… KING CHARLES II The first of my sculptures with a royal theme is one … Read more

A Brand New Bee Story Sculpture Trail in Frodsham

What do Ruby the Owl, Horatio Hedgehog, Verity Vole and Fudge the Dachshund have in common? Not sure?These are all protagonists from sculpture trails I’ve created. And now there’s a new character to add to the list. Meet Matilda the Bee! Matilda is the main character in a brand new bee story sculpture trail I’ve … Read more

Buster Sword Tree Sculpture For The New Final Fantasy VII

simon o'rourke with the buster sword tree sculpture

Sometimes a sculpture is exciting because the subject is a challenge or I get to try a new skill. And sometimes a sculpture is exciting because of the story, the background, the historic connections. My latest ‘reveal’ (the Final Fantasy VII Buster Sword tree sculpture) is one of those… Background to the Buster Sword Tree … Read more

Highclere Castle Green Man Sculpture

This week’s blog is about a special commission from earlier this year: the Highclere Castle Green Man sculpture. Our Connection with Highclere It’s not every day an artist gets to create something for a place as well-known and prestigious as Highclere (aka Downton Abbey!). So how did this commission come about? The answer is… a … Read more