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

Residency, Video

Russian Jewish wedding…

Today we were challenged with making a selection of Russian Jewish wedding food (from the 1900s) for a scene in “Fiddler on the Roof” where the actors have to throw at each other. This meant that I got to use a new material called flex-foam – this is two chemicals that when they are poured… Read More Russian Jewish wedding…

Studio, Video

Playing with Ink

Hi Everyone,  Two weeks ago I gave myself a challenge to fill one whole sketchbook just with ink drawings! It did n’t matter how long each one took me it could be anything from 10 seconds onwards and I’m glad to say that this week I completed the sketchbook! I started this to get me… Read More Playing with Ink

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

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?