A sculptor, maker, photographer, and art teacher, this artist trained as a ceramicist and has always loved the physical process of making objects from different materials. He explores two themes, fantasy faerie figures as Impsandthings, and steampunk creations as The Professor's Steampunk Emporium.
"I spend much of my free time exploring the environment around
where I live, the graveyards, woods, docks and forgotten places. I wonder who
or what might make use of these places when human eyes are not watching. From
this I create the strange creatures, trolls, imps, hags and witches who might
inhabit them. I then go back out into the landscape with my creatures and
photograph them in their new worlds."
The Professor’s Steampunk Emporium
"I love working with junk and rubbish, bits of scrap materials
which have been discarded. My steampunk creations usually start life as an
interesting found object which might suggest a robotic eye or jetpack. From
this I create my figures using mixed media, often the original piece of scrap
takes on a whole new purpose I had never considered and brings the figure to