Gold Award at Northern Ireland Sugar Expo!!!

I’m just about recovered after an amazing weekend at the Northern Ireland Sugar Expo in Belfast this weekend just gone. We made the journey trough wind, rain , sleet and snow with our competition pieces in the car. When I say “our” pieces both myself and Sophie entered the competition. I was in the “Creative Freedom” section which was a lot of fun and Sophie was in the kids under 10’s!

I am absolutely over the moon that my Spring Woodland Elf creature won Gold. This is my second competition and I think I am now hooked. I loved making this piece, I completely pushed myself out of my comfort zone and learned a lot about modelling and sculpting along the way.  As we are ‘nearly” coming out the other side of winter I wanted to represent “Spring” in a woodland setting in a female form. My elf like creature is representing  a type of metamorphosis. She is pulling her roots up out of the ground and trying to move into Spring.

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