Carrie Horwood is a Cathedral trained Stonemason, with a degree in sculpture and a natural aptitude for letter cutting, she is a unique individual. Her sculptures reflect her love of fluid movement, always trying to push the boundaries of the stone she carves and find that elusive form. She loves to carve innocent thoughts and feelings and each sculpture be it figurative or abstract hopefully portrays this. Carrie now works out of Taurus Crafts in Lydney on the edge of The Beautiful Forest of Dean. She loves to carve Welsh slate for her fluid w...
All artwork by Carrie Horwood BA (Hons) Contemporary British sculptor
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'Can you hear the Sea? (stone Dryad Sea Nymph statue)' by Carrie Horwood
Description: Unique Semi Abstract Carved Stone Art Nouveau Inspired Sea Nymph or Dryad statue for sale for place in the Garden possibly near Water like a Stream or Pond by Carrie Horwood. "This was carved in reclaimed Portland limestone, Inspired by the Art Nouveau period and my love of seashells, this is a theme that I am following until I feel that it is time to move on!."
'Girl with an Alice Band in her Hair (Carved stone Bust statue)' by Carrie Horwood
Description: Carved from reclaimed Portland limestone. by the orinal and delightful Carrie Horwood in her usual Inimitable Style The stone came from an old Victorian building.Carved Stone Portrait Head Bust Commission Sculptures or Statue by Carrie Horwood.
Size: 10.5 x 11 x 10 in (height x width x depth) It is a statuette sculpture It is a 0.8 times lifesize sculpture
'Ripples (Carved stone Slate Concentric statue)' by Carrie Horwood
Description: This is Carved in a piece of Welsh Slate of Concentric Radiating Circles of Marine Ripples in WaterIdeal for Outdoors in the Garden or Inside as a Wall Panel Bas Relief. Carrie Horwood has used various chisels to form the shape, before using rifflers, files and sandpaper to smooth the surface. finally the slate is Oiled to bring out the Beautiful Markings.
'Bow Wave (garden sculpture of Water Ripples and Ball)' by Carrie Horwood
Description: Unique Abstract Ball&Ripples Carved sculpture fo sale for Display out side in your Garden or Yard by the British Sculptress Carrie Horwood who has used the contrast of Tetbury limestone and slate from Delabole in North Cornwall to create this piece. It is the second in a series on this theme. This piece would work beautifully outside as the sun catches the shadow of the ripples and the Limestone starts to adopt the micro-organisms in the atmosphere. Stone and Slate Carved Contemporary Ripples in Water in a Pool and Ball Still life Contemporary Sculpture for Outside in the Garden or Outdoors in Yard.
'July (Modern Carved stone Water Drop sculpture)' by Carrie Horwood
Description: Contemporary Carved Stone Water Drop or Tear Drop Minaret shaped statue for sale for Decorating Inside your Home by Carrie Horwood, who carved this from Stone and Slate as the first in a series of Sculptures which tries to show the Movement of Water as Ripples. this one is carved with a Tetbury Limestone Tear-drop on a Cornish Slate Ripple. Note the variations of colour is caused by the different directions of the light
Description: Stone Carving depicting a Wave, Comber, Curler, Breaker, Surf, Breaking Wave or White Horse for Outside in the Garden or Outdoors for the Yard or Water feature. Carrie Horwood has been exploring the movement that can be carved in such a hard material. since her move to a larger workshop she has been able to create larger pieces.
'Siren (nude On Rock and Waves stone sculptures)' by Carrie Horwood
Description: Beautiful Stone Carved Naked Sea Sirene Perched on Rocks above the Crashing Waves Statue suitable Inside or Indoors as an Ornament or Outside on a plinth in the Garden. This is Carrie Horwood`s latest figurative carving, her work is becoming more exciting as her skill develops.
'Kneeling Figure (Little Modern Minimalist abstract statue)' by Carrie Horwood
Description: Minimalist Abstract Contemporary Kneeling Person statuette for Indoors In Your Home for Sale by Carrie Horwood who writes... "Inspired by sculpture of the Ice age, Carrie has used the simplified form of a kneeling figure, created tension and elegance from just shapes. This shows a in depth knowledge of the human form in order to create such an evocative piece. Carved from Tetbury limestone and sanded smooth
Size: 20 x 12 x 7 in (height x width x depth) It is a statuette sculpture
'Elegance of a Woman (abstract Dancer on Points statue)' by Carrie Horwood
Description: Unique Minimalist Inuit Inspired Carved Ballet Dancer on Points Small statuette or Carving for Indoors in your House on the Mantelpiece by the British Sculptress Carrie Horwood who has has drawn on the inspiration she got on her visit to The Ice Age exhibition, this is leading her to explore new forms and simplified shapes whilst still trying to give the impression of an elegant female shape. This small but perfectly formed piece is hewn from a piece of marble with a slate base and will continue to evolve with every incarnation
Size: 8.25 x 2.25 x 3.25 in (height x width x depth) It is a miniature sculpture
Description: This carving of a head is drawing on Carrie`s expertise in carving portraits and her understanding of the head. She has stripped it back to just the essential shape which still gives the illusion of form and yet doesn`t have any features.
'Inspired by Ferns (Carved stone Young Shoots statue)' by Carrie Horwood
Description: Small Unique Carved Stone Fern Frond Shoots Semi Abstract sculpture for sale for Indoor Inside the House by Carrie Horwood. "This sculpture draws on Carrie Horwood`s observation of her surroundings, being on the edge of The Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire there is an abundance of natural beauty and being inspired by nature is what drives this artist`s creativity.
Description: Carrie has drawn on inspiration from nature for this lovely pair of stone carvings, as a child she used to go on nature walks with her primary school and a favourite thing was to fly the Sycamore seeds, these stone carvings in Portland Limestone from Dorset are inspired by these simple yet beautiful forms.
'Leafy Imps Small Round Spherical Green Men statues' by Carrie Horwood
Description: Little Carved Stone Balls with Ivy Leaves statuettes for Sale for Indoors Tabletop by the Excitingly Inspired Carrie Horword They are described.... " These cheeky chappies have been inspired by the Green Man myth, and Carrie has used her training as a stonemason to carve the perfect sphere first before carving in Ivy leaves over the whole surface and then the finishing touch a pair of eyes in each one!
I must say I am thrilled with my `Goose Girl` by Lucy Poett. It looks charming in my garden and is greatly admired. I will indeed have a look on your web page and see if I can be tempted again ! ! Kind Regards
Joan Gilbert, Fyfe, Scotland.