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
On a beach in North Devon I found some dried ‘Channelled Wrack‘ seaweed. So, on the next warm day I am going to create some seaweed ash and attempt to make a decorative ceramic glaze from it.
Tea Caddy Update: My tests have come out of the kiln! I have been experimenting with slip, glazes and underglaze for the decoration of my tea caddies. The plan is to give each vessel a design that was inspired its contents. I have the patterns in mind but I am still not sure how I want to apply them. The floral painting (in the second image) is a test run of my hawthorn design.