Residency, Video

How to Make a Book- Using Polystyrene and a Printer

Over the past couple of weeks, we have been preparing for the production of “The House They Grew Up In”. The set for this show is made up of a hoarder’s house which means lots of work for the props team.   The thing about prop making that some people don’t seem to realise is that… Read More How to Make a Book- Using Polystyrene and a Printer

Studio

7 Things That Motivate Me

There are always days when you need that extra push of motivation to get you to the studio and get you mind in the right place to work and get those creative juices flowing. Here’s a list of 10 things that motivate me. 1. COFFEE!! I know its sad and cliche that a student need… Read More 7 Things That Motivate Me

Studio, Video

Ink drawing in the studio- speed video

I have been experimenting with large scale ink drawing for the past couple of months. Just allowing myself to react instinctively to the paper (4m x 1.5m), really enjoying this process currently.  I’ve been using thick watercolour paper and Japanese calligraphy ink. I love that this ink keeps its deep black colour, even after its… Read More Ink drawing in the studio- speed video

Writing

Art Student- 10 things you need to know

I have been an art student for around 4 years and within that time I have discovered some essential things that you need to know as an art student! Music and headphones will keep you working much longer The studios can be oddly quite sometimes and that can be overwhelming. Having headphones, allows you turn… Read More Art Student- 10 things you need to know

Studio, Writing

Essay writing and drawing -This week in the studio –

This week has been a busy within the studio, as you can see from the below picture essay writing and sketchbook work have been colliding this week. Causing my desk to become an absolute mess. Lesson learned you must always keep the two separate. Drawing in the studio, writing stays at home.   But I have… Read More Essay writing and drawing -This week in the studio –

Studio, Video

Performance- Is it part of my work?

Performance. When ever someone mention performance art. We instantly have this idea of a strange person, doing strange things that, frankly, most people have difficulty understanding. Or is it much more simpler then that? Is an artist doing what they normal do in the studio in itself a performance? When I make a a sculpture… Read More Performance- Is it part of my work?