Ashurst In Silver – Rosie Wesley

I just wanted to share with you some images of the finished silver works that I have made for my final degree collection. I have titled these pieces ‘Ashurst In Silver I’ and ‘Ashurst in Silver II’. The… Read More

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

Goldsmith’s Silver Bullion Grant

I received some fantastic news recently… I have been selected as a winner of the Goldsmith’s Silver Bullion Grant! This is an award which presents the selected silversmithing BA student with £400 of silver bullion to create a… Read More

Assembling Beaulieu

Progress! This week I jumped in at the deep end and started to assemble some final pieces! I wanted to share with you a few of my working progress images from the workshop, so I hope you enjoy…. Read More

Translating Drawings

This week, I have been focused on experimenting with new ways to translate my drawings onto a metal surface. This is something that I have struggled with recently and I wanted to dedicate some more time to it…. Read More

Rosie Wesley at Rising Stars Exhibition

Apologies for having dropped off the radar recently, but I have some exciting news! My work has been shortlisted for the Rising Stars exhibition at the New Ashgate Gallery. I applied for this competition at the end of… 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

Crossing My Fingers

This week, I’ve been working hard on something that could be really exciting! I’ve been putting together an application for the Goldsmiths Precious Metal Bursary Competition! The deadline was this Friday, and so I thought, now that it’s… 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

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