Dean Patman is an artist from Hove, East Sussex who uses spoons, forks, teapots, knives and any other object that he can find to create amazing life-like animal sculptures. He graduated from St Martins in 1998, while he was still in St Martins he got involved in making sculptures with recycled objects. He discovered he enjoyed making animals the most and ever since, he has created number of cool sculptures inspired by nature.
"I've always been a little nutty about animals." he says, "At school my teachers soon learnt that the best way to motivate me was to make it about animals. I especially loved being able to draw or model them."