Raptor sculptor comes to Welwyn

PUBLISHED: 12:39 14 November 2015

Flloyd Schulz with his sculpture of a golden eagle

Flloyd Schulz with his sculpture of a golden eagle


A top American bird sculptor whose creations fetch six-figure sums will visit Welwyn to reveal the secrets of his craft next week.

Floyd Scholz of Vermont, who has been carving birds of prey in wood since 1971, will give a public talk at the Welwyn Community Centre at 7.15pm on Wednesday.

Publicist Nick Collingridge said: “Through a combination of video and humorous narration he describes in engaging detail the process of transforming an ordinary block of tupelo wood into a sculpture worth a quarter of a million dollars.”

Local bird expert Mike Ilett will also speak at the event. covering birds of prey that can be seen in Hertfordshire.

Tickets, which will include a glass of wine, will cost £10, with proceeds split between the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust and the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.

They can be booked online at www,hertswildlifetrust.org.uk,whatson or by calling 01438-811502.

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