FAIRY WITH CAT ON HORSESHOE
This fairy was commissioned as a gift for a friend who had overcome cancer. My brief here was to create a piece to celebrate her bravery and her journey.
I was told that 2 of the things that got her through were her horse and her cat and so I came up with this design.
I asked her friends to get me a horseshoe and I mounted it on top of a piece of bog oak. The horseshoe represented her love for her horse and also the good luck that comes from a horseshoe. The fairy is seated in the horseshoe and her little cat is reaching up for a pat.
This fairy would have been about 420mm standing