New Designers 2016 and Arts Thread

I am excited to be attending New Designers 2016 representing Falmouth University with BA(Hons) Contemporary Craft with a fantastic group of makers and artists.

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Two Spirits in a Bowl

I am continuing my research into environmentally sustainable ceramics (this is the topic of my dissertation) and looking into how I, as a studio ceramic artist, can make my practise more eco-friendly. These little spirits are made from recycled porcelain a wood ash glaze. The bowl incorporates recycled glass, fired at a low temperature to Continue reading Two Spirits in a Bowl

Spirits with organic matter

I am currently looking into ways that my sculptures can incorporate plants, creating a figure that brings nature into the domestic setting. These little hand painted back-packs are the current solution, although I am thinking I will have to scale up the spirits so they can carry more plants!

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Hand Painting Porcelain

Currently I am painting and glazing my porcelain figures, experimenting with organic colours and different surface decorating techniques. I am very excited to load them into the kiln and see how they turn out! Continue reading Hand Painting Porcelain

Flowers and Figures 

 

Recently I have been sketching out some ideas for my new project, Spiritumm. Spiritumm is a realm rich a flora, where the inhabitants spend their time organising and growing plant. It is a very relaxing place to be.

In other news, my blog has made it to 400 followers! Continue reading Flowers and Figures 

Painting Flowers

 

Recently, I have been mostly posting my ceramic work but here is a sneaky update on how my paintings are getting along. I originally painted this bunch of flowers on the back of a postcard but I am tempted to mess around with it in Adobe Illustrator and make some ceramic decals.  Continue reading Painting Flowers

Create to Commemorate

 

Photographs of Everyday Ritual exhibited in the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro during their Create to Commemorate exhibiton. Everyday Ritual is a collection of slipcast porcelain teacups that have been broken and decorated with gold luster. Through this piece everyday objects, for example teacups, have been explored and the roles the play in day-to-day tasks and routines.

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