Commissions

Laminated, molded, and carved leather. Portrait of Saint John from the Book of Kells. 1976. 10" diam.
Fashion Extras Magazine (UK). August 1984. The "Futures" editor: "But the last word has to go to CANDLES IN THE RAIN. You first spotted them in FASHION EXTRAS this time last year. Now Val and Bill Norrington have done it again, bringing leather and jewellery together in one product--water formed bangles and neckware. No two pieces are alike and quite frankly I've never seen anything as original as this. The designs look as if they could come from the neck of your neighbourly cannibal with the leather taking on a bonelike quality. But underneath the gloss it's all leather. A great gift!"
Leather on canvas. 1991. 30x22x3"
Leather on canvas. 1991. 30x22x3"
Leather on canvas. 1991. 30x22x3"
Leather on canvas. 1991. 30x22x3"
Leather on canvas. 1994. 11x14x3"
Leather on canvas. 1994. 11x14x3"
Leather on canvas. 1994. 11x14x3"
Leather on canvas. 1994. 11x14x3". Part of a series
Leather on canvas. 1994. 11x14x3"
Leather on canvas. 1994. 11x14x3"
Leather on canvas. 1994. 22x28x3". Exploded representation of the five points of a single maple leaf, including stems and seed pods
Molded leather, sheepskin hair, plastic eyes. Features a leather tongue on clock pendulum movement. 1998. 14x15"
Molded leather with 3 wooden feet under the "pie shell." A "laugh bag" under the "meringue" is activated by pressure. 1999. 9" diameter, 5" high.
Extra large Della Robbia wreath on a wire frame reinforced with metal struts. 2007. 4' diameter.

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