Sophie Thompson graduated from Exeter College of Art and Design (Plymouth University) in 1992. She creates these marvellous animals from recycled materials. For example scythes can become birds tails chains shaggy coats for goats and hedge cutters crocodile teeth. She is particularly interested in capturing movement. Sophie mainly works to commission but does exhibit throughout the region. Past commissions range from a life size rearing horse domestic and exotic creatures and mythical beasts.