Exploratorium Diesel punk Pegasus 2

By | August 30th, 2016|Categories: News|

I have painted all the parts of the Pegasus and today I started putting them together. in the background is a paining by Ian McQue which was [...]

Exploratorium Diesel punk Pegasus

By | August 27th, 2016|Categories: News|

I have been commissioned by the Exploratorium in San Francisco to  create an automaton for their upcoming Christmas automata exhibition. I choose the Pegasus design as although [...]

The Man powered clog making machine

By | April 10th, 2016|Categories: News|

This is another idea for a donations box for the Nottingham shoe museum. It is  based on  actual  machines used in Holland. I have made mine man [...]

Royal Cornwall Museum collection box

By | March 20th, 2016|Categories: News|

Last night I had a dream. The Cornish Giant and the mummy had come to life and were sitting around a large wooden crate in the store [...]

Clevedon Pier

By | December 21st, 2015|Categories: News, Uncategorised|

I have been commissioned to make an automata of Clevedon pier showing the rise and fall of the tide and boat jetty at the end of the [...]

Figures in the fourth dimension

By | December 7th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorised|

A brilliant book by Ellen Rixford on puppetry and automata with in depth details of the mechanics that make them work. http://www.figuresinthefourthdimension.com/