Instax Polaroid Photographs

As part of documenting the environment that I am working with, I have been taking Polaroid photographs on my Fujifilm Instax camera. I love working with photography, because it allows me to capture something so fleeting; freezing a… 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

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

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

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

Summer Travels

For the last month, I have been travelling across Hungary, Austria and Switzerland. This was a trip that I decided to encounter on my own, for a chance to discover new cultures and cities and travel between them… Read More

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

For my last contextual research essay at University, I investigated into the degree in which craft practice may embody an alternative lifestyle. Some authors work that I cited for this essay included David Boyle, Peter Dormer, Christopher Frayling, Paul… 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