Maidstone Bonsai Society

Japanese Trees in the Garden of England

Maidstone Bonsai Society Tree of the Month Annual Award Trophy

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Many thanks to Andy Stonemonkey

Stone Monkey Ceramics

Every year I supplied an annual award for the Tree of the Month Annual award for the club member who has won the most points over the course of the year having a winning tree each month, voted for by the members. Les suggested that I make a trophy that can be used each year for each winner to have their name on the trophy and they hold it for their winning year before it passes on to the next winner.

So after Les worked some of his magic on getting hold of a nice piece of timber from John Brocklehurst, he of table and Trev fame, he passed it onto me to add my two penneth on. I did a rough design on paper to the size that I wanted it then sculpted the tree from clay straight onto the design

IMG_0587After building up the clay the image looked…

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