Commissions

Bespoke commissions are all very different and range from worlds in bell jars to worlds in boxes. But all have books and poetry and nature in common.

Prices without lights begin at £1,750 and with lights start from £2000

One off pictures, normally begin at £250, framed.

Flowers and seed pods made from pages of plays and music scores and decorative papers, vintage book, vintage glass dome. Brass flowers. Metal rods.

Back view.

Front view without glass dome.

 

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Theatre made for a particular commission and bespoke play.

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A theatre with a personalised play within.

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With glass front.

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Flower heart in vintage box. Petals made from advertising cuts from 1973 of horse. These advertising cuts were eventually used as match box covers.

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Side view

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The back of the wedding box

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Close up

Paper world in a bell jar

Wedding Commission. Tulips, olive trees and Winnie The Poo

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The back view

With multi coloured lights. Not clearly seen here

Carousel III

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Carousel. III

Below.  Commission for L’Absinthe restaurant.  Primrose Hill .  Tromple L’Oeil.

vineyard in Burgundy.

Mural in L’Absinthe.

 View from a window. Mural in acryllic. For a L'Absinthe, a French restaurant in Primrose Hill, London.

View from a window of a Burgundy vineyard .The church is inspired from a 10th century one in Fixin. Window and sill from my cousins house in St Remy, France.

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amorous rabbits hidden in the vines

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snail.

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snail shell, butterfly and ladybird.

 

Below. Carousel.  Large.  All the fun of the fair.  With lights. Bell jar.

All the fun of the fair.

Carousel. All the fun of the fair. With lights. Bell jar.

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Enchanted Forest in Victorian Bell Jar with lights. Book, book pages, children’s book pages, brass, crystals, ribbons.

 

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Enchanted Forest

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Enchanted Forest

For Fuck’s Sake

Glitter on paper.

Glitter on paper.

NOW WASH YOUR FACE

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Now Wash Your Face

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The image on the petals of ‘Battersea Power Station Chimneys and Birds’ was designed and printed by Peter Wagstaff.

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The image on the petals of the Battersea Power Station Chimneys and Birds was designed and printed by Peter Wagstaff

 

‘A Comanche Warrior’

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Warrior made of book pages/ink/feathers/ ink and twine. Posing on mountain range of books, folded pages suggesting crevices and nooks

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Printed horses and Native Americans found in a 1950’s Girls’ Crystal Annual.

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Comanche horse painted for battle.

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Shown in an antique bell jar. The background sky has been painted on the outside with acrylic. The mountain range on the background glass is made from pages of poetry.

  

A commissioned wedding present.  The folly and obelisk are made from music manuscripts and poetry.  The landscape from different decorative papers.

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‘I hear you call my name..

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Flower in box.  Petal design and drawing by Peter Wagstaff.

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‘Be Near Me’

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A new modern family crest ‘Homeward Bound’

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‘Nothing lasts forever except for you and me”

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‘In the garden…’

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Wash your Cups!

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‘Still Life’ Underside of a Clavichord Lid

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Gelateria Sign for a Marquee’  2 METRES X 2 METRES

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‘Swan Lake and… Cat’

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Don’t Lose Heart

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‘Don’t lose Heart’

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‘Bread and Circuses’

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‘They say I’m up and coming..’  song lyrics by Ed Sheeran

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‘Ace of Spades’ Two Headed Flower in Double Sided Glass BoxIMG_0739 IMG_0740

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Two Headed Flower in double sided wood and glass box (made from original 1963 and 1961 Belgian advertising papers)
PLEASE EXCUSE THE FOLLOWING DREADFUL PHOTOS.

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‘King Arthur’ Gentleman’s Trinket Box

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‘Spring’ Box
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