Critters, commissions and celebrations...
It's about time I gave you an update on what's happening in Kev World. As lockdown eases slightly and we're coming to terms with the new (temporary) 'normal', I've been working on some exciting projects and keeping busy with stockmaking as usual - I thought I'd show you a few things that may give you some ideas.
I've been working on a couple of enormous critters - one commissioned, one just on a whim - here they are:
If you were wondering how one makes a huge dragonfly, the answer is with 5mm thick plate steel - the wings are big about 800mm in length each! I made a template first and then used this to cut out the four. Each was free-handed because I want them all to look the same but at the same time look individual... just like nature makes them. Here are a few in-progress pics: