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

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

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

ORIGINS Exhibition

This weekend was the weekend of our group exhibition, ORIGINS, at the Farnham Vineyard Centre! It was a really successful show and I just wanted to share some photos of the show for you guys to see. It… 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

Bronze Castings

Over a weekend at home, I collected some pieces of bark from the New Forest. The best bits were ones that I got from logs which had been slightly dampened by the British weather. This is because, when… Read More