Wearing time: the beauty found in a moment. How is this translated into a piece of jewellery ? Through conversation via email with Volker I am returning to my interest with shadows and the tricky concept of producing a real thing to represent a transient moment with enamel as the material to explore the surface.Continue reading “Looking at Shadows”
So I had the bright idea of treating copper like I would paper and using a joining technique traditionally found in a carpenters shop. Put like that, it definitely sums up the state of my thought patterns. Oh and to hold it all together I would use enamel not solder. I am quite pleased with theContinue reading
Volker Atrops ‘Gold’ 2016 Meet my mentor. This guy has taken the bold step to work with me for the next 2 years. It is a bit like an arranged marriage, with someone else being the matchmaker. Ruudt Peters decided Volker would be good for me. After a few technical hitches on the internet frontContinue reading “HS4 Begins”
So travel broadens the mind, well why am I still taking pictures of flaking paint? The truth is, it still excites me. Yes the truth is out, but I have come to realise that life is just one big contradiction. Now I know this is not rocket science, but from all the images I haveContinue reading “Broadening the Mind”
The joy of fulfilling an intention is without doubt completely satisfying. I did this early in May 2015. St Ives has always been a destination I wanted to achieve. Firstly because of the Barbara Hepworth Gallery and secondly because I had never managed to get that far south when living in England. It didn’t disappoint.Continue reading “A slice of St Ives”
Time to sort these pages out. Never as easy or as quick as it might be so bear with. The wait might well be worth it and its all I can do with a wrist in plaster.
A studio collective of like minded individuals, that is the reason for my long silence. However, we are up and running in the heart of Auckland. Shared studio space and innovative creative classes starting soon. I am thrilled to be part of this great initiative. Check out whaustudios.co.nz for mor details
One year on and I have to say “where did that year go?” It has been a whirlwind of a year. Family has found me again and at times I think they wish I was back at Tech stressing over final show rather than checking on homework and tidiness of bedrooms. Personally I have hadContinue reading “Year 1”