The Queen of Hearts Pub sign.


This is a pub sign. Indoors for an English pub.

Halfway there , mounting the main piece and preparing to make a small cabinet and the lettering for the sign .

The portrait is life size.

The frock and head covering / hair , is incomplete .

All wood. But not build for exterior display.



Mixed wood types.Basswood.Pine Mahogany. Fruitwood.

Mounted on stable plywood platform.



Once the cabinet is made then the carving will be gessoed and painted.

How I work With Galleries and buyers.


The payment is always in cash . U S Dollars . Either to my hand in bills or :

The transaction  , in the case of small pieces which can be shipped such as 1:12 figurines and graphic works , must be via pay pal. Or a similar handler.

You pay me , this is in escrow until you receive the purchase. I take the payment at that time.

I NEVER sell without the money in my bank/pay pal account/ hand.

I never ship or deliver until I am paid.

The buyer pays the shipping cost.

There are NO Returns. This is art workshop  and not Sears or Walmart.



I never pay to show my work .

Should a gallery want to show my work , they take a percentage of the price once they make a sale and the  deal is done.

That is the gallery payment. No other payment will be made to a gallery other than the monies gathered as a percentage of the price.

The Gallery is responsible for any damage done to the work and must pay for the reworking or repair.

The gallery will responsible for delivery to a buyer , unless a written agreement is made.

The garden and conservatory Plasters .

These are sold from my house at thirty ( unmounted ) to sixty dollars ( mounted .)

There are concrete versions .


All sales are final.

All sales are done in cash  bills.

No credit cards.

No Returns for any reason.







The twelve inch figurines . #1 The Knocker upper.

This is coming up to be finished soon.In the fashion of ceramics of the period. As always there is only one of these .


I am reworking the portrait currently.

About two pounds in weight.


These are shots of the knocker upper ( google ) who worked a North Eastern City in England. Late 1890’s through early 1900’s.

The Knocker uppers were usually women , sometimes men who worked as human alarm clocks for the shift workers in the ship yards, mills and mines.

Aves ( pulverized stone and Resin , carved .)   Acrylic paint on aluminum interior and mahogany base.


Victorian plasters. Pub signs. Available in the Milwaukee , Wisconsin area.

This is the home of my plaster work. Each image sees no more than ten impressions.


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Common Plaster on wood. Oil paint . Very heavy , has new wall bracket affixed to rear.


About ten years old. It was in  the back of the shop and I forgot to put it up for sale.

It would not survive exterior ( outdoor ) placement.

For sale.


It is very heavy. Standard behind the bar Pub art.

A Chart Table .

Designed for the standing worker , this table is pine and mahogany . Started Spring 2018.DSCN0096




Currently the top is being given a beaded edge and the carving is being completed in situ.



This project will be updated as time permits.

Fancy Jewelry Box .Art Deco. 2017 2018.

A young Girl descending stairs. A set of jewelry boxes. 2016-2018.


Art deco . In its second year now .  The flesh is mostly complete .

Mahogany , Pine and Brass. Stone Powder in resin , carved.

Decorative stand with three small boxes.

Almost fifteen inches tall.


Status. The  varnish is now being cleaned up and finished.

The drapery is still being worked.

The rear drapery still incomplete.

The cloth folds are being finished currently.  DSCN0043


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This will be updated as the work progresses.