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Grumpy Man of Metal

Kids in the Shed!!

60 kids from Hertford Infants School at the workshop. Mr Watt’s shed gets it’s first occupants! Wonky metalwork explained…. …to an attentive audience: then the walk back to school, and they’re all exhausted! See the Kingfisher class blog at: http://kingfisherclassblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/18/visit-to-jon-millss-workshop/

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Hey Kids!!

Here’s me giving a talk to Hertford Infants school assembly. A quick history of my career to date, from automata and furniture, to public art and demo’s of the Mr Watt eBooks. What a receptive and appreciative audience! (with thanks … Continue reading

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Ghost Train pic

Thanks to Clive Baldwin for this shot of the ghost train ~ and here are some others if you haven’t made it to the bottom of the Jenny Lind Locomotive post yet.

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30 years of making in 25 minutes

I spluttered my way through a history of my ‘career’ at the Brighton Mini Makers Faire… and now it’s available for all to see…uh-oh.   must get my hair cut

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And now… the eBook goes live! eeee!

Hooray!! At last, Apple have finally given the all-clear on the Arts Council fundedĀ  “Mr Watt Grumpy Man of Metal” ebook; almost 9 months have been spent putting the film, animations, demonstrations and stories together; here’s the official link to … Continue reading

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stick-kid bridge

About 4 years I ago I was asked to produce a design based on “people” to go on the sides of a new footbridge in Andover, which Persimmon Homes had to provide as part of their new housing development scheme. … Continue reading

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art deco commission

About a year ago I won a commission to create an Art Deco sculpture to stand outside the 1930’s Grand Ocean Hotel in Saltdean – a Butlins resort from the 50’s and now converted to apartments. Contract came through in … Continue reading

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