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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Balanced Spirit

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

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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Huddles of Spirits

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

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

Organic Ceramic Forms 

These little creatures are made from recycled terracotta and porcelain slip. They still have a few stages left before they are finished, including a glaze firing. I enjoyed the making process behind hand-building these little guys, they remind me of little spirits or guardians.  Continue reading Organic Ceramic Forms