“Her breast swells with happiness as she watches her lovely babies. The little chicks move around a lot and she is always delighted to see them return to her. Day by day, she watches them grow, whilst giving them a mother’s love and protection.”
This elegant stork mother looks down to the ground – we have to imagine the little ones running at her feet and the tenderness of her glance.
It would make a super focal point in a garden. Our tip: use a spotlight to pick out the matt white surface, so it really stands out at night as well!
Peter achieves the brushed effect of the feathers by stroking the stone with a blunt rasp. By contrast, the shiny parts have been sanded smooth, heated and clear wax applied, then buffed up to a shine.