Our classic cockerel weathervane. In this case enhanced with a 22 CT. gold leaf sphere below.
And this more olde worlde fella strutting his stuff is our second alternative.
And here he is with his aspiring son.
And here's a family scene.
And here with a sunrise and candle backdrop.
This one was for a pub called the Cockerel And Falcon.
This is a similar falcon swooping on a Snipe.
While a pair of buzzards soar the thermals above.
A well wrapped up Rod with a freshly completed 4 ft. pair of pheasants.
Returning pair of summer swallows with nice sun glint through trees.
Pair of sitting swallows.
A scholarly owl complete with mortar board for a school.
This pair of little owls peer out from in front of a moon behind the tree.
Pair of barn owls on fence, one inspecting its catch.
These avocets are a large, mainly hollow wall plaque for the customer's white garage.
This skein of cranes was commissioned by the Great Crane Project for the RSPB bird reserve at Pensthorpe.
...and led to this further commission for a pair of cranes taking flight.
A pair of mallards also taking flight.
This large three duck weathervane with gold leaf detailing was made and installed with the help of copious amounts of scaffolding.
Single duck version of the same weathervane.
This duck weathervane was worked from a good photograph taken by the customer.
Jemima Puddle duck here was supplied as a sketch by yachtsman Chay Blyth, - similar buoyancy I concluded must be the connection.
While skimming across the waves comes a solitary wandering albatross.
And a trio of Manx Shearwaters.
A portrait of a Welsh cockerel (complete with Welsh NSEW letters below).
Mr. and Mrs. Nightingale.
House Martins for Mr. and Mrs. Martin.
And a Kookaburra to Australia.
Single swan against nice sunset.
Large 3D Skein Of Geese Weathervane with contrasting, stainless steel extra geese coming out from the sides.
Large Swallows weathervane being installed onto the gable end of a new village hall (1).
Freshly installed 4 ft. Swallows weathervane.
Close up of village hall swallows weathervane.
Matching Curlew weathervane.
While we're up on the moors, here's a couple of Partridge coming in to land.
A pair of Partridges on the ground.
With a black grouse nearby.
And an Osprey taking off from a nearby loch.
A fish eagle also swoops onto a trout.
More fish being eaten, - this time a customer's prize Koi Carp by a heron.
Heron stalking amongst reeds.
Heron squatting in reeds.
Herring Gull sitting weathervane.
Flying Herring Gull weathervane.
Turkey for a turkey farmer.
Ostrich for an Ostrich farmer.
Duck (Goose) cross that apparently landed on the farm one day and stayed - from their supplied photograph.
Pet Dodo, again from customer's photograph.
A pair of recently and very successfully reintroduced Red Kites.
Small swifts weathervane.
Small blackbird weathervane.
Small pair of Blackbirds weathervane.
Flying Doves weathervane.
The rare as hen's teeth Lesser Spotted Grunter.
The pair of flying swallows incorporated into a framed sign with cut out appropriate house name below.
The same pair of ducks work well in a framed sign.
Cockerel and Hens same design as a 2 ft. framed sign.
Pair of pheasants hanging bracket sign for oast house.
Owls sign for Village farm framed sign.
Close up of Swan and Duck-a-Dabbling sign for Hawkhurst Fish Farm.
...and slightly obscurely to this birthday present Kingfisher sign.
This large sign with the raven atop swings outside an artists studio off the west coast of Scotland.
The same pair of owls against a better sky and used for a rather appropriate house name plaque.
Magpies sign with approving horse.
Yaffingale is an old English name for the Green Woodpecker (from its call).
Owl sign for an American College Farm framed sign.
Large Sign for Hawkhurst Fish Farm.
Raven sign for an artists studio.
Single pheasant hanging bracket sign.
Pheasants on stooks of corn farm road end sign.
Large Christmas tree in the Tate Gallery with lots of our Blackbirds made for artist Gary Hume who was invited to decorate the tree.
More photos of the Tate Gallery Blackbirds Christmas tree.
Lapwing farm road end sign with solid letters.
Hanging Dove sign for appropriately named barn with solid letters.
One of a pair of gates into which we incorporated our Pensthorpe 'Great Crane Project' Skein Of Cranes design.
As the house name says, - Puffins.
An appropriate small plaque for this cottage name.
Hens on top of post box with girl and her dog sign.
Sarah also kept Indian Runner Ducks.
The best 'Eggs For Sale Sign' in the area (if I say so myself!).
Dog with garden Cockerel and hens plaque.
Cockerel and Hens plaque against the sky Cockerel and hens free standing sign.
Doves - This was a portrait sign worked from the logo on Tony the hairdresser's business card.
Rod hand cutting a design.