Translating Drawings

This week, I have been focused on experimenting with new ways to translate my drawings onto a metal surface. This is something that I have struggled with recently and I wanted to dedicate some more time to it…. Read More

Rosie Wesley at Rising Stars Exhibition

Apologies for having dropped off the radar recently, but I have some exciting news! My work has been shortlisted for the Rising Stars exhibition at the New Ashgate Gallery. I applied for this competition at the end of… Read More

COLLECT ’17

This weekend was the year’s biggest craft show in London. Saatchi Gallery’s COLLECT; organised by the Crafts Council, showcases a range of national and international galleries, with work by hundreds of current crafts practitioners. I went up with two… Read More

Exploring Beaulieu

This weekend, I travelled back to The New Forest to take some photos in Beaulieu – the current focus location for the collection I am working on. I documented the space with photos, audio clips and drawings. I focused… Read More

The Sculpture Park

This week I took a trip down to The Sculpture Park in Churt, Farnham. This is a very local sculpture park, but one that I had not previously visited! It is home to over 800 sculptures, by a huge range of… Read More

New Year Refresh

I had a little break from blogging over the Christmas break, and took out some much needed time for myself. I caught up with family, and tied up some loose ends of my university work. Now that I’m… Read More

iPad Drawings

A close friend of mine let me loose on her iPad yesterday – so that I could try out an app called Adobe Sketch. It was so much fun! The app is compatible with a Wacom pen and… Read More

Not So Crystal Clear

After looking some more into the kind of aesthetic contrast that I want to achieve in my work, I decided to take a small tangent into exploring some other materials. I started off making some moulds of my… Read More

The Latest Model

This week I have been working on my latest model that I plan to cast in the foundry. I am using a technique that I began to explore last year; which involves composing individual pieces of bark onto a cardboard… Read More

Playing In The Waxroom

“It’s time to go big!” This week, I spent my time spruing up some larger pieces of bark (roughly 1ft in height) in our foundry waxroom at University! It has been so exciting to make a start on… Read More

On The Workshop Bench

Now that we’ve been allowed back into the workshops at Uni, I thought I would share with you a few things that I’ve been working on! My current project out on the bench is these couple of bronze… Read More

Artistic Reflection

  I recently came across an artist called Lee Borthwick and I have instantly fallen in love with her series entitled ‘The Common Gaze’. Borthwick too, works with wood in a sustainable way and embraces the unique narratives of… Read More