Wood

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

1988     "The behavioural patterns of mayflys and dragonflys were much in mind..."
Come Dancing

Come Dancing

1984     "... the arrival of the apple wood immediately suggested the theme of the popular TV programme of ballroom dancing..."
Sea Swell

Sea Swell

1983     "Heaving of sea with waves that do not break after a storm." — O.E.D.
High Summer

High Summer

1976     "The material itself was the beginning of this idea and was the result of having to saw off the bottom of a large trunk of yew..."
Sleeping Phoenix

Sleeping Phoenix

1988     "More recently, the theme of rebirth from any form of suffering has become increasingly important to me..."
Venus Shell

Venus Shell

1975     "A mollusc presents itself to human perception as two entities: an architectural structure of mathematical subtlety and a living form that is protean, visceral and sensuous..."
Dolphin Leap

Dolphin Leap

1980     "My inspiration was the memory of seeing schools of dolphins while at sea in the mediterranean..."