I’m having time off to renovate our house, so it was a real treat to go in today. Good to chat with Karen Howarth about her work – which made me think about my own. Then, spent the afternoon glazing my test pieces, which wasn’t quite the precise process I’d anticipated. … More A lovely day at Uni!
Another lovely afternoon indulging in good food served on some interesting ceramics. … More Christmas Buffet 2017
An enjoyable way to spend Thursdays – well structured and full of content. What is it about figure drawing that’s so special? It immediately fed into my abstract clay work, freeing up my drawing, inspiring. … More Figure Drawing
Making the mould for the plaster model/pattern hits a few snags, but ultimately turns out well. … More Plaster Disaster! Mould Making from the Plaster Pattern
Turned plaster models were once common in industry, but now the uni lathes are largely unused. It has been both interesting and useful to learn the technique. … More Plaster Model and Mould: Learning a Traditional Process
A very interesting day seeing just how far we’ve come since the last crit in May. … More Group Crit 1 12 2017
The search for the basic form continues. This traces drawings made from skedgies, maquettes and new carving techniques, with update on 15/11, 17/11, 20/11/ … More Carving and the Consequences of Concept Driven Practice