“Humanesque” in appearance my “Pod-like” forms are cast in fine porcelain from plaster moulds. The models for these moulds are created from a plaster block which is turned on a plaster lathe. When turning this plaster on the lathe it is important to ensure that it is neither too wet or too dry I liken […]
PDP for exhiition and professional practice From the very first time I came across the abstract and modernist work of Henry Moore I became hooked by the simple beauty and layered aspects of meaning within this wonderful sculptors pieces. It was only later that I found others endeavours such as Barbara Hepworth and Naum Gabo […]
PDP for exhiition and professional practice After what has been for me a long journey I am now at the cusp of graduating from Cardiff School of Art and Design hopefully with a BA (Hons) in Ceramics. This process has in all taken me nine years to complete, what should have only been a three […]
Statement of Intent The final stretch of this journey is upon me, now is the time to pull out all the stops. I have decided that the topic of this final project will be once again deeply personal to me. I wish to somehow through the use of skills gleaned during this process recreate my […]
Testing Parian Clay Slip using incrimental additions of Peacock Blue Stain.
A letter to Sandy with many thanks!! It’s easy to understand why many aspiring artists over the years have moved to St Ives. This treasure of a town gives many inspiration, derived surely from the very nature of the location itself. St Ives town centre is heaving with galleries such as Barbara […]
http://interpretingceramics.com/contents_current.htm The inaugural edition was published after a symposium, of the same name, at the Victoria and Albert Museum on the 22 of September 2000, since there have been eleven other editions published. The journal is a free online electronic periodical publication which is published roughly once a year, sometimes more frequently. The journal is […]