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“Owlman Rising”

Sculptor Tach Pollard (previously) works with sustainably sourced hawthorn wood to form lustrous sculptures of mythological figures. After carving the wood, the UK-based artist finishes it with blow torches to form the dark bodies that contrast with the pale, peaceful faces on each sculptural figure. Pollard draws inspiration from myths and spiritual traditions from around the world, including Inuit and Celtic traditions, and is particularly drawn to the notions of shapeshifting and sea creatures. You can see more of his mystical sculptures on Instagram and peruse works available for purchase on Etsy.

Long-Limbed Mythical Characters Carved from Hawthorn Wood by Tach Pollard 1

“Mellisae Returns”

Long-Limbed Mythical Characters Carved from Hawthorn Wood by Tach Pollard 2

“Wind Walker”

Long-Limbed Mythical Characters Carved from Hawthorn Wood by Tach Pollard 3

“Sea Wolven”

Long-Limbed Mythical Characters Carved from Hawthorn Wood by Tach Pollard 4

“Fire Antler”

Long-Limbed Mythical Characters Carved from Hawthorn Wood by Tach Pollard 5

“Freya”

Long-Limbed Mythical Characters Carved from Hawthorn Wood by Tach Pollard 6

“Face Like The Sun II”

Long-Limbed Mythical Characters Carved from Hawthorn Wood by Tach Pollard 7

“Wolven Walking”









By: Colossal