Walter S. Arnold, Sculptor/Stone Carver: Classically trained in Italy. Custom hand-carved stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.

Walter S. Arnold Sculptor/Stonecarver: Classically trained in Italy. Custom hand-carved stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.Classically trained in Italy. Custom, hand-carved, stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.    Call for an estimate:  (847) 568-1188  or  Fely@stonecarver.com
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The Gargoyles and Grotesques of Dublin:

How can there not be wonderful creatures inhabiting the town where Guinness is brewed? 
  

Monkey with luteThese musical monkeys are a delightful touch on a beautiful building
.Musical Monkeys
Dublin lion Irish keystone
Ionic capitals with animal heads
People think of the classic orders as being very staid and rigid, but in reality they allow for great variation and creativity. Note the animal heads in this well proportioned Ionic capital.
An old face on Christchurch Cathedral

A small face forms a keystone in this arched window at Christchurch cathedral.

Bad hair day in Dublin?
Let sleeping dogs lieThis dog guards a memorial in St. Patricks Cathedral.
Medieval stone mason at workNext to Christchurch is the Dublinin Medieval village, a re-creation of medieval Irish life. One of the life-sized dioramas depicts a mason trimming a stone block for a cathedral.

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