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Frances Noon

Frances Noon

Frances began making silver jewellery in the 1990s and has been exploring 3D sculpture for the past few years.

She began with birds and hens as a main theme, but now includes a range of animals, boats, and trees. She likes to play around with scale in her work. For example the sizes of birds are very large in comparison to her trees.

FrancesÂ’ sculptures combine base metals, such as copper and brass, with wood which allows her to use colour in her work.

'I hand texture the metal using the rolling mill and by hammering, I have a variety of punches to draw with on the metal surface and I file the shapes around the edges. The metal parts are soldered together and then taken through an oxidisation process.
 
Some of my pieces have integral wooden parts now, especially the boats and trees. So I spend equal amount of time sawing and sanding down wooden pieces. I use layer upon layer of paint to build up the coloured surface so it looks aged and worn.
 
The birds and... [more]

Frances Noon Blue Tractor with Cow

Frances Noon

Blue Tractor with Cow

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Donkey

Frances Noon

Donkey

Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Mini Finch

Frances Noon

Mini Finch

Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Mini Finch

Frances Noon

Mini Finch

Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Mini Wood with Trees, Birds, and Leaping Hare

Frances Noon

Mini Wood with Trees, Birds, and Leaping Hare

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Ash Tree With Fox

Frances Noon

Ash Tree With Fox

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Bee

Frances Noon

Bee

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Cat

Frances Noon

Cat

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Cat

Frances Noon

Cat

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Deer

Frances Noon

Deer

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Elm Tree with Birds and Drop Flower

Frances Noon

Elm Tree with Birds and Drop Flower

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Fox

Frances Noon

Fox

Copper and Wood

Frances Noon Fox

Frances Noon

Fox

Copper and Wood

Frances Noon Goat

Frances Noon

Goat

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Hare

Frances Noon

Hare

Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Hare

Frances Noon

Hare

Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Highland Coo

Frances Noon

Highland Coo

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Large Woodland

Frances Noon

Large Woodland

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Leaping Hare

Frances Noon

Leaping Hare

Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Mini Ash Tree

Frances Noon

Mini Ash Tree

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Mini Ash Tree with Fox

Frances Noon

Mini Ash Tree with Fox

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Mini Finch

Frances Noon

Mini Finch

Copper and Wood

Frances Noon Mini Finch

Frances Noon

Mini Finch

Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Mini Finch

Frances Noon

Mini Finch

Copper and Wood

Frances Noon Mini Finch

Frances Noon

Mini Finch

Copper and Wood

Frances Noon Mini Wood With 2 Trees and 2 Birds

Frances Noon

Mini Wood With 2 Trees and 2 Birds

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Owl and Pussycat (Medium)

Frances Noon

Owl and Pussycat (Medium)

Copper, Brass and Wood

Frances Noon Shetland Pony

Frances Noon

Shetland Pony

Copper, Brass and Wood

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