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Fossil Slabs Beach Experiment

Fossil Slabs Beach Experiment

For some time I have been wanting to experiment with some fossil slabs on Yaverland beach. the slabs themselves contain many fossilized shells along with the occasional more interesting piece such as a shark fin spine or pieces of fish and ammonites. My work began […]

Studio Thoughts

Studio Thoughts

                                                                                                                                                    My heads too crowded There’s someone screaming about memories, whilst other calls to the cracks in my work. This porcelain is like skin, but its delicacy is sharp. The charcoal lines dance on paper before me, black fading to […]

Shanya Lieb

Shanya Lieb

Glass sculptor, Lieb is an american artist Known for her glass blowing. She graduated with an MFA in 2003 specialising in glass and metalwork. she is influenced by music and considers her artwork to be a reflection of musical composition often considering the material to […]

Suzie Mcmurray

Suzie Mcmurray

Looking at the work of Susie MacMurray, I enjoy her playfulness with materials she describes herself as an alchemist and I relate to this material practice and understand her juxtaposition of the found and made. ” Her work typically references the history of a space […]

Jennine Marchand

Jennine Marchand

Marchand uses white clay in a similar way to my initial experiments at the beginning of my MA, after investigating her work more thoughtfully I can see similarities in our understanding allowing us to manipulate the material of clay in similar ways, after looking at […]

Experimenting with Projectors and Porcelain

Experimenting with Projectors and Porcelain

Unfortunately the old light I used for photographing my work has been broken and not replaced, so I ended up having to improvise using an old overhead projector. This created a good strong light but is  a slightly warm light… I would like to try […]

The translucency of porcelain

The translucency of porcelain

High Fired porcelain wall mounted After some experimentation I have come to understand the two valuable components that allow porcelain to become translucent.  My porcelain has always been fairly fine when it comes to its thickness however now I further the rolling process to gain […]

Studio Wall February 2018

Studio Wall February 2018

Currently Enjoying my wall of inspiration, the photographs are from my recent fossiling trips along with my own glazes on hand cut ceramic tiles, the drawings are a mix of palaeontology illustrations and drawings of my own fossils.       As with all studio […]

Thoughts

Thoughts

March 20, 2018 CONTEMPLATING THE CURRENT POSITION OF MY PRACTICE 20/03/2018 I have been considering where my practice currently lies and after conversations I consider myself to be interdisciplinary however I contemplate what this means to be interdisciplinary. To be inspired by another discipline as […]

In conversation with Alessandro Zembelli

In conversation with Alessandro Zembelli

    I was lucky enough to gain a tutorial with the visiting artist Alessandro Zembelli, an interdisciplinary   architect. during his lecture I felt that some of his ideas and ways of thinking akin to my own practice which is also interdisciplinary.     lecture […]