Constructing The Big Sculpture!

This week has been super hectic! And very stressful! It may seem from reading my blogs, that I am quite a laid back maker or that I do not get stressed out about deadlines, but trust me, I… 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

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

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

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

Working From Photographs

Last week I began to play around with my photographs of the New Forest in Photoshop. I started off with creating some photo montages of the landscape shots and the close-up texture shots; layering them together.I quite like… Read More