Category Archives: 2. Craft as Process/ Design as Process/ Workshop

Ceramics/ Natural Sponge Material

 I dipped natural sponges into stoneware slip [ to be fired later in the week].  I want to continue to look at materials that create uneasy tension. I will experiment with the sponge in conjunction with other materials after they have been

Ceramics/ Natural Sponge Material

 I dipped natural sponges into stoneware slip [ to be fired later in the week].  I want to continue to look at materials that create uneasy tension. I will experiment with the sponge in conjunction with other materials after they have been

Better Broken?

Reflection I made the glass face from a mould made last year. Unfortunately I dropped it while taking it from the ceramics workshop into the studio.  Strangely the piece began to take on a new aura in the process of being

Better Broken?

Reflection I made the glass face from a mould made last year. Unfortunately I dropped it while taking it from the ceramics workshop into the studio.  Strangely the piece began to take on a new aura in the process of being

Light Box Animation

Examples…… A moving collage idea…. Step one I sourced this leonardo image from the internet and duplicated it separating the two different poses. Step 2 I pin pricked the edges of the two different poses onto two different pieces of

Light Box Animation

Examples…… A moving collage idea…. Step one I sourced this leonardo image from the internet and duplicated it separating the two different poses. Step 2 I pin pricked the edges of the two different poses onto two different pieces of

Mono Printing

Examples…… One of the most difficult things when mono printing is remembering to write  mirror image, in other words write backwards.  I wanted to continue the light night theme across the craft process workshops  so the text in these monoprints

Mono Printing

Examples…… One of the most difficult things when mono printing is remembering to write  mirror image, in other words write backwards.  I wanted to continue the light night theme across the craft process workshops  so the text in these monoprints

Japaning

I saw this image of an oriental games box using a craft  technique called japanning today while browsing the internet for inspiration.  I was impressed by the delicacy of the work and became interested in trying out the technique;  adapting the

Japaning

I saw this image of an oriental games box using a craft  technique called japanning today while browsing the internet for inspiration.  I was impressed by the delicacy of the work and became interested in trying out the technique;  adapting the

Manual Typewriter

This was the first time I had used a manual type writer.  It took a while  for me to work out how to set it  up for use.  Once  mastered  it soon became apparent that spelling mistakes werent easily corrected

Manual Typewriter

This was the first time I had used a manual type writer.  It took a while  for me to work out how to set it  up for use.  Once  mastered  it soon became apparent that spelling mistakes werent easily corrected