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Artists get creative for charity swan designs

PUBLISHED: 15:00 14 August 2012

Adam Mclevey's design

Adam Mclevey's design

Sue Yates-Price

TWO Weston artists have helped to produce three graceful swan sculptures.

Ann Baber and Adam Mclevey have both painted 5ft sculptures, which will join a flock of 58 more of the birds around the city of Wells.

Mr Mclevey’s design has incorporated tiny mice characters in a design based on The Tailor Of Gloucester, while Ms Baber’s two designs are vivid evocations of country life.

The swans will all be shown together at the Bishop’s Palace in Wells before going to auction for charity on September 29.

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