Wow it has been a really long time since I have used this blog but I feel it is time to revisit. It is weird looking through the archive of my previous posts and seeing work dating all the way back from college! I have been very busy this last year with my ceramic sculptures, here is an update as to what they look like now (^.^)
Continue reading Hello again!
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 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
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!
Continue reading Spirits with organic matter
I am having a lot of fun making ceramic spirits for my current project and now *get ready for a material swap* I am all prepped to do some lost wax glass casting! When finished, these small glass pieces will hopefully act as accessories to hand-built porcelain ceramic figures.
Continue reading Glass Casting!
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.
Continue reading Create to Commemorate