Sunday, September 22, 2013

The 'Wow' Factor

This stunning chain-saw sculpture of a red kite stops you in your tracks when you round a bend in the Thornley Wood Sculpture Trail near Gateshead. I think everyone who encounters it has only one word to describe it: "wow!"

You can read more about its creator here,and here and see some other enterprises and artworks that have been inspired by the reintroduction of red kites into the Derwent Valley here...........

... and see another example of Tommy's chain-saw work here.


  1. Well, that's about the best chain-saw sculpture I've even seen. Much more elegant than they usually are!

    1. I'm full of admiration for anyone who has the imagination and skill to be able to look at a dead tree and turn it into something like this.....