Concept of the English Tribute to Azincourt

  Concept of the Azincourt Archers 600 Year Anniversary Tribute in the Battlefield area.   This beautiful area with its rolling countryside is little known as a tourist area and generally used as a place to pass through on the … Read More

English Tribute to Azincourt Presentation 2017

The English Tribute to Azincourt Presentation 2017 was an exciting three days of events on 3 battlefield sites attended by five local Mayors   The first archer in the trilogy is finished at last and it was taken to Azincourt … Read More

L’archer Anglais et la Bataille d’Azincourt

L’archer Anglais et la Bataille d’Azincourt Journées européennes du patrimoine 16-17 Septembre 2017   “we few, we happy few, we band of brothers…” : Patrick et Marie José, Antoine, Annick, Joël , Jean Pierre et Béatrice, Amélie. Chacun selon ses disponibilités … Read More

Portrait Woodcarving Sculptor

  Portrait Woodcarving Sculptor O.H.Boyd    Live from his Studio in Barton-on-Humber Boatyard overlooking the magnificent Humber Bridge The portrait sculpture of the first of three English Archers at the Battle of Azincourt is now complete. The triptych scene of … Read More

Life-size Portrait Woodcarving

  Life-size portrait woodcarving sculpture of an English Archer Following many hours spent carving the detail of each single rivet on the Brigandine armour, this has now been completed at last! The rivets have been both difficult and tedious, especially in … Read More

Carving in Three Dimensions

  Carving in three dimensions to make a block of wood look as though it has been sealed with a leather strap and buckle has not been easy. Repeating this six times for six buckled straps has been the very … Read More

Carving Light and Space into Sculpture

  This article is about the difficulties of carving light and space into sculpture to give a realistic three dimensional work that can be viewed from any dimension – even from the back – and will thrill the viewer with … Read More

Carving the Buckler – Archer’s Shield

  This article is about carving the Buckler – the Archer’s shield The rolled down hose and legs have been roughed in almost ready for the final cut, this gives proportion to the figure which helps with the visualisation of … Read More

Mary Rose Ballock Dagger

  The representation of a Mary Rose Ballock Dagger is now drawn in, outlined and roughed in. This was modeled on an original that was found on the Tudor Warship of Henry 8th, the Mary Rose. Its existence was a … Read More

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