The Final Foundry Casting

This month was the University’s final organised bronze foundry pour until the end of term – which meant I had to get all my final pieces of bark sprued up and prepped for the pour if I wanted… 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

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

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

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

Development of Form

I just wanted to share with you some images of the finished pieces that I have created using the bits of forged steel and cast bronze that I have been experimenting with! I am really pleased with how this… Read More