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

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

Azincourt Archer’s Helmet

  Carving the Azincourt Archer’s Helmet Although the final refining of the of the Brigandine needed to be completed first as the hidden plates and rivets has been more difficult than I thought with all the undercarving of his accoutrements. This … 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 Medieval Brigandine

  Work this week has been Carving Medieval Brigandine armour onto the figure of the Azincourt Archer. The belt and details of the equipment have been finalised so that detailed work on the Brigandine can begin. The outlines of the ridges … 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