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

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

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

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

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

End Of Semester

So, I have officially finished my final term of second year at University! It’s gone past so quickly and it feels so surreal to think that I will be starting the final year of my degree in only 3… 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

Beginning Experiments

So today I took to an unsuspecting bit of steel with the power hammer… I made my own stamp, using weld to ‘draw’ on another piece of steel. My sheet steel was then heated in the forge and placed… Read More