Not So Crystal Clear

After looking some more into the kind of aesthetic contrast that I want to achieve in my work, I decided to take a small tangent into exploring some other materials. I started off making some moulds of my… 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

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

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

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