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

Rosie Wesley Metalwork – Film Shoot

I did something EXTREMELY exciting this week! My brother, Ged who is an aspiring film maker (find his youtube account here) came into the university to help me film a promotional video about me and my work, which… 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

Photography Session

Just recently, our course tutor organised a cross-course induction at University for us to learn how to use the photography studios. The induction was led by the photography technician Beytan Erkmen and we were shown how to use… Read More

New Year Refresh

I had a little break from blogging over the Christmas break, and took out some much needed time for myself. I caught up with family, and tied up some loose ends of my university work. Now that I’m… 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

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