May 2021

Phil cut the Arch 3 timber for Settlement Sculptures and is storing the arch's sides until he has completed Arch 2.

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January 2021

Fitting the Farmer Salmon Mask to the the oak finial for Arch 2 - Settlement Sculptures.








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January 2021

The Spirit of the Forest under construction at PJ Engineering












May 2021

Bronze Amy Walmsley maquette is now completed and will go on display at the Higgins Beford at some point this year. Cast by Castle Fine Arts Foundry.




















































































































October 2021

Carving showing a detail of a Banbury Plush Textile for Arch 2, Settlement Sculptures.

© Philip Bews and Diane Gorvin 2022

October 2021

Phil worked on the copper hat and carved Farmer Salmon's hair.Settlement Sculptures Arch 2


























































November 2021

Rise and Horse were selected for AchaiVirtualis - a Virtual Museum which held a presentation at the CODAsummit in Scottsdale Arizona.



















December 2021

Phil did a maintenance check on Arrivall, our sculpture commemorating the 1471 Battle of Tewkesbury, and whilst there he also took some photos - the oak is a lovely silver grey now.















December 2021

Diane and Phil made a mini version of Rise, a belated 50th birthday gift. Diane tried gold leaf again.


























© Diane Gorvin and Philip Bews 2020

May 2021

Spirit of the Forest is published on our profile page on CODAworx. We have entered it for the CODAawards under the Transportion section due to its proximity to the crossroads gateway into Coleford. New projects are featured on the homepage for a short while.


July 2021

Phil's Acorn and Oak leaves carving on Arch 2, Settlement Sculptures, Banbury.

September 2021

This blast from the past popped up on the internet! Diane loved making big ceramic heads at Liverpool Polytechnic whilst an access student there in the eighties.


October 2021

Phil carved the Banbury Shepherd's weather quote on Arch 2, Settlement Sculptures, Banbury.


August 2021

Horse Chestnut, Conkers and Leaves, carving by Phil on Arch 2, Settlement Sculptures, Banbury.

August 2021

Diane tried out gold leafing a small 3D print of Phil's Horse maquette. Still a bit rough as can be seen!


April 2021

Spirit of the Forest sited in Coleford. Commissioned by Coleford Town Council. Fabrication by local firm PJ Engineering. Paul Janes made the complicated pattern from Diane's maquette and Ben Collins fabricated the full scale sculpture. Click here for more information and images. Shown here outside the workshop and on site