Another road trip, this time to the sprawling China Hall at the former Spode Works. Lots to consider, even more to see. What a versatile medium clay is. And we even meet the famous Tim Beak. … More British Ceramics Biennial 2017, Stoke
Feeling apprehensive, I run my Scheggi based work by Wendy, look at her new work for the forthcoming RIBA exhibition, and discuss how to develop my ideas. Feeling positive! … More Tutorial with Wendy
The Opening Evening of the Design MA Show in PR1 Gallery, Preston. … More MA Show 2017
Yet another afternoon feast –
this time to welcome the new first years, accompanied by a slide show of Kecskermet. … More Another Year, Another Buffet
Having made some rough pierced maquettes, how to hollow build them? This is a record of Method Testing 28/9/2017 to 2/11/207. Updated 11/1/2018. Result: I now have a method that, with some tweaking, will work. Now to experiment with something more interesting… … More Testing Possible Methods of Handbuilding
Building on the first maquette, I try a 4 layer deeper maquette to test some Scheggi designs. I also consider further development and the basic form the holes will pierce, looking at the work of other artists. … More Second Scheggi Maquette
Dave suggested I use a maquette to break through to form apertures – photos included of how it progressed. And research into Scheggi and the 60’s art scene highlight some points to consider for future development. … More Breakthrough!