Future Projections

So, one strand of my studies that I have not really discussed so far with you guys on my blog is the use of film/lighting/audio in my work. I am really interested in the relationship between craft and digital… 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

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

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

Take A Little, Make A Lot

Before I head back to University, I thought it would be a good idea to spend a day collecting up lots of bark from different locations in the New Forest to bring back with me to the workshops…. Read More

Space and Context

Lately, I have been considering the importance of the context of my work and how it can change the meanings, perception and aesthetics of my pieces. I have been torn between the benefits of both a gallery or… Read More

New Forest Foraging

This week, I spent a few days with family, camping out in Beaulieu. This is one of my favourite places in the New Forest and it’s full of fantastic walks! Whilst staying in Beaulieu, I decided to gather some… Read More

New Branches

Something new today! I have been playing with the idea of creating a jewellery collection based on the same themes and inspiration as my current project; almost as an extension of the project. I think it will be… Read More

Draw & Sketch

This week, I just felt like sharing some of my drawings, sketches and maquettes with you. I quite often draw out lots of design ideas and possibilities all on one page, which gets kind of crowded, but it… Read More

Recent Casting Results

Here’s a little update on my recent castings for you! My last pour was for the pieces I made as models (seen below), which I did a direct cast from. I experimented a little bit with textures for… Read More

Back To My Roots

After receiving some amazing feedback from people at our exhibition, I was inspired to develop my work even more, and took to the woods to collect some new materials to work with! I collected another pile of Scotch… Read More