Down does not consider himself to be an Artist - rather, an Enhancer.
does the job of creating the art and Colin brings out the natural,
aesthetic beauty, producing sculptural forms of extraordinary depth. The
finely crafted detail and stunning organic integrity of the work draws
the observer into the piece, capturing the imagination and leading
it into a mindscape of magical yet comfortingly familiar forms.
hours of painstaking work highlight the natural colours and textures,
bringing to life the different
forms and shapes inherent in the timber itself.
These timber sculptures can be displayed as a
major feature, be used to enhance spaces, or act as a focal point
on which to display other items. They are ideal decorator items
for foyers, lobbies, entry halls and landings.
The work involved means
only a limited number of pieces are released each year. Colin
also accepts private commissions, often using material provided
by clients themselves.
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