This stork is sleek and healthy, shining will well-being. He is in his prime, ready for the courtship displays.
Peter has wisely chosen to finish this lovely piece as simply as possible. Then we can enjoy the beauty of the whole work, rather than being distracted by contrasting textures.
This sculpture is striking in its simplicity and boldness of line. It would make a super centrepiece in a garden, as it looks elegant from all angles.
Springstone is the local name for a very hard variety of serpentine stone. It is suitable for outdoor display, as it is dense and impermeable and has very few flaws that might be exacerbated by frost action.
[Please note that the granite slab in photo is not included.]