Beach Hut with Green Door by Frances Noon
Beach Hut with Green Door by Frances Noon

Beach Hut with Green Door by Frances Noon



Fish and Ships
The Charming Sculptures of Frances Noon

Frances Noon is fascinated by the manipulation of scale. She creates small playful vignettes of country or seaside scenes, crafted from wood, brass and copper.

In her workshop in the foothills of the Southern Pennines, she carefully makes quirky miniature animals and birds from metal to adorn her sculptures of hand-painted structures. Noon's world is one of delight and she invites us to play.

We are delighted to welcome Frances to our contemporary fold of exceptional artists


Beach Hut with Green Door

This wall relief features a cheeky crab popping out behind the open door. A gull is taking in the view from the roof and other details include the shell decorations above the door,  a toy boat and a little fishy hanging from the door handle.

Price: £200

Materials: wood and metal

Dimensions:  height 30cm x width 21cm x depth 4cm

Key information: Suitable for indoors only.

"Metal parts are made from brass and copper. Shapes are sawn and cut out from sheet metal. I also use wires of different thickness. Details are punched onto the surfaces. This means that every character will look different with their own expression. I then solder the parts together and they are finished with a coat of Rustoleum matt varnish.

I saw and sand the wooden elements. Once they are shaped I paint them with successive layers of acrylic, sanding in between to achieve the look that I want. All wooden elements are then varnished."

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