In 2016 I renovated a small soggy ruined outbuilding at the bottom of my garden.
Originally just to be a place to tinker with wood but the project took on a life of its own when it featured on the 'Shed of the Year' website as one of the contenders for the 2017 title.
Having a small garden the restriction of only a 42 square feet building was looked upon as more of a challenge than a problem.
With careful design and space saving concepts borrowed from the tiny house movement, this petite building is now a fully fitted workshop producing individual works of art for sale from wood and a host of other materials. Watch Video
Australian born artist Stephen has lived and worked in the UK for over fifty years and now considers Leyland in Lancashire his home boy turf.
Stephen predominantly works with all three dimensions and is not loyal to any one medium preferring to use whatever suits his conceptual study be it wood, plastic, paper metal or acrylics.
Drawing upon the natural forms from nature and geometric industrial structures Stephen creates works that invoke further investigation by the viewer in order to fully satisfy their curiosity.
"When I was nine years old my parents gave me a woodworking set"
One with real tools. I soon conscripted an old dining table and set it up in the garden to serve as my workbench and thus grew my passion for making.Read More