I am having fun making these little spirits and experimenting with clay additions. This little spirit and his stand are made out of recycled porcelain and red earthenware clay. Continue reading Balanced Spirit
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!
So it is final major time on my degree and I am thinking of display ideas. I am leaning towards groups of spirits as they seem rather sociable creatures and they look too cute huddled together. Below you can see the results of my lost wax glass casting, the little head bowls are made from 100% recycled glass. Continue reading Huddles of Spirits
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.
Photographs of Remains Necklace exhibited in the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro during their Create to Commemorate exhibiton. Remains Necklace is made from reclaimed porcelain and recycled waste ceramics, transforming unwanted objects into jewellery pieces. The necklace has been decorated with gold luster, playing with the idea of material value.
I am very excited to be exhibiting my work in both Truro Cathedral and the Royal Cornwall Museum with BA(Hons) Contemporary Craft at Falmouth University, they are both such wonderful spaces. The event will be running from January 16th – February 7th 2016. Continue reading Create to Commemorate Exhibition
As part of my research into both environmentally sustainable craft and martial associations, I created this test ceramic pendant. The pendant is made from reclaimed porcelain, recycled glass and crushed ceramic waste. The piece was only fired once in an attempt to consume as little energy as possible during this stage of construction.