Claudia Petley has been an Artist Blacksmith for over 25 years. Claudia works on her designs to the smallest detail until the whole piece is balanced. She particularly considers nature and classical proportions and tries to reflect this same harmony in her work. "almost everything I do is put through the fire and forged in some way". Claudia will forge steel to a fine point, then scroll, curl or knot it to "reveal just how pliable the material is by what can be done with it". She also Plaits and rivets metal, preferring traditional forging tec...
All artwork by Claudia Petley Contemporary British sculptor
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'Chicken (Wire and Metal garden Yard Fat Hen/statue)' by Claudia Petley
Description: A fun Lifesize sculpture of a Hen using a combination of sheet Metal and Woven Wire.Ideal to place in the Gaqrden or Yard to add that homely and Friendly Touch by the Artist Sculptor Blacksmith Claudia Petley Have you an idea that you would like to discuss with her for a commission... click below.
Size: 35 x 30 x 40 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Leaping Hare (Mad March Jumping in Treer garden statue)' by Claudia Petley
Description: Repousse Copper jumping Leaping Cavorting Hare sculpture or statue for Sale For Outside Outdoors in the Garden or Yard By the Versatile and Imaginative British Metal Sculptress Claudia Petley. She Simply describes this Gem... "Repousse Copper Jumping Hare surrounded by forged Metal leaves.".
Size: 180 x 80 x 50 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Lizard (Copper Lizard and Steel Ammonites garden or Yard statues)' by Claudia Petley
Description: Copper and Steel Metal Curled Lizard and Ammonites in Steel sculpture or statuette or statue to Buy as an Outdoor Outside Garden Decoration or Focal Point by the British Sculptress Claudia Petley.... She Modestly describes this Exciting Concept.... "Repousse Lizard set in a ring of Forged Steel Ammonites.".
Size: 150 x 50 x 50 cm (height x width x depth) It is a 2.5 times lifesize sculpture
Description: Dragon Fly Outsize Steel Metal Hovering Giant Outsize statuette or statue or sculpture or Garden decoration to buy, for Outside Outdoors in the Yard or Garden beside the Pond or Stream or in the Flowerbeds or Borders, by the irrepressible and Exciting Sculptress Claudia Petley. "The Stream running outside the studio attracts these stunning Insects and it was while watching these that inspired Claudia to capture the movement and beauty in an Outsize version.
'Honeycomb (Outsize Magnified Bees in Hive sculpture or statue)' by Claudia Petley
Description: Metal/Steel Big Outsize or Large Bees and Honeycomb sculpture or statue as a Focal Point or against a house or Garden Wall as a standalone sculpture portraying Bees within a Honeycomb. This will either enhance a Flower Bed, be used to screen an area of the Garden or simply be used as a trellis for climbing plants. By the Evocative and Imaginative Sculptress Claudia Petley. See Also her Flying Bird, Wire Chicken, Flying Dragonfly, Leaping Hare or Lizard with Ammonites.
Size: 170 x 80 x 60 cm (height x width x depth) It is a 10 times lifesize sculpture
'Bird Ring (Copper Metal Flying Bird Outdoor garden/yard statues)' by Claudia Petley
Description: A Copper Flying Bird in a Steel Circle frame sculpture, statuette, focal point or Garden Ornament for sale by the Unusual combination of a Woman Artist Blacksmith Sculptor Claudia Petley, who is used to breaking the barriers of convention as well as in her imaginative sculpture. It is described simply... "A perfect example of Repousse and how it brings creatures to life. Claudia has made a series of Animals this way and the bright Copper makes them stand out in a flower bed.
Size: 120 x 20 x 3 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Butterfly Ring (Copper Metal Large garden/Yard sculpture or Decor)' by Claudia Petley
Description: A hand Forged Copper Butterfly in a Steel Ring statuette, sculpture for Sale as a Garden Decoration for Outside Outdoors in the Borders by The Immaginative and Craftsmanlike Sculptress Claudia Petley who describes this Insect Based sculpture as.. " A Hand Forged Steel Ring Encircling a repousse Copper Butterfly".
'Fronds (Sinuous Steel abstract Foliage garden sculptures)' by Claudia Petley
Description: Steel Focal Point Fronds, Leaves Foliage sculptures statues or Garden decoration for sale created (With a little help) by Claudia Petley. she describes them... "These have been likened to Seaweed and Ferns. Heavily forged but elegant their structure looks perfect among Flowers and Plants but equally good when standing alone on a patio. The galvanised finish allows them to be Outside all year round and weather naturally.
'Owl in Tree (Copper Metal Owl Steel garden statue)' by Claudia Petley
Description: Surrounded by a halo of Oak leaves the majestic Perched Owl Peers down. Meticulously formed from Copper this is an excellent example of Repousse. The galvanised Steel Leaves are individually hand forged and reflect the life and movement of real branches. The copper can be highly polished to catch the sun or left to age naturally. Another Stylised Garden or Yard Enhancement Garden sculptures by the Versatile Sculptress Claudia Petley.
Size: 200 x 70 x 8 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Crow on Nest (Mild Steel life size garden sculpture)' by Claudia Petley
Description: Life Size Crow made from Sheet and forged steel sculpture statue for sale for Outdoors Outside in the Garden or Yard&Exterior Decoration in the wood Copse or Shrubbery or Roof by The Blacksmith Artist Claudie Petley.
Size: 30 x 30 x 20 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
'Spaghetti Cockerel (Outdoor garden Cock statues)' by Claudia Petley
Description: Galvanised Steel&Wire Life Size Cockerel sculpture statue statuette For Sale Humerous Amusing Fun Sculpture statue for Outside Outdoors in the Garden or Yard as well as Exterior Decoration for the Terrace or Roof by the Inimitable British Sculptress Claudia Petley who writes..... "A Life Size Cockerel in the Garden, A fun life size sculpture of a cockerel using a combination of sheet metal and woven wire. Galvanized to be fully weatherproof.
Size: 40 x 40 x 25 (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
Description: Sitting Barn Owl Mild steel, galvanized, ready for the Garden sculpture statue for the Garden Outside Outdoors by the Established Sculptor Claudia Petley who writes... ". Comes mounted on a post with base."
Size: 120 x 17 x 15 cm (height x width x depth) It is a lifesize sculpture
Dear Peter (ArtParkS), Plamen (artist) Just today the package with the sculpture ”Forest Fairy” has arrived. Safe, perfectly packed. I must say “Forest Fairy” is really beautiful, great! I like her very much, her hands, her emotional dance, feelings hidden in her body. Thank you for filling my home with beauty. I wish you both a lot of enthusiasm for marvellous work you do.
Jana Kasparova, Kosice, Slovakia.