Heathland Artworks

This week, I went along to Farnham Heath; an RSPB nature reserve where a selection of artwork is currently on display – including the work of a few of my peers from uni! The artwork trail has been… Read More

‘Leach Pottery: The Sound Of It’

This weekend, I took some time to visit the Crafts Study Centre, and look at my friend’s exhibition ‘Leach Pottery: The Sound Of It’. Loucia Manopoulou is a current MRes student of the university and I have worked… Read More

Hand-in Complete!

Wow. I can’t believe we’ve reached the end! All of my work is now finished and I have displayed it all in the University studios for grading. I feel I was surprisingly prepared for this deadline… when I… Read More

Photography Session

Just recently, our course tutor organised a cross-course induction at University for us to learn how to use the photography studios. The induction was led by the photography technician Beytan Erkmen and we were shown how to use… 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

It’s Finished!

This week I finally finished the big bronze piece that I’ve been working on! I am so pleased, as I desperately wanted this piece to be shown in the rising stars exhibition in March. It’s taken a long… 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

Successful Bronzes

The wait is over! This week, I successfully finished my bronze castings and I can now share the results with you! The spruing was quite a challenge, and I’m still not looking forward to cutting them off next… 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

CRAFT-ed

For Thursday and Friday this week, my University (University for the Creative Arts) held a symposium and design project at Farnham Maltings for the School of Craft and Design, which includes over 300 students. The Thursday held a… 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

Resurfacing Bookworm

I returned back to University this week! I feel quite nervous about progressing into my final year, but I’m also very excited to start taking my practical work to the next level. To kick-start my creative juices, I… Read More