100 DAYS OF 'ON THE MAKE'
Not quite the centenary, but quietly proud I've made it this far.
Here's a pick of my favourites:
#8 A FEW CHOCOLATES LATER
(Tues 27th Nov)
Chocolate box tray
#17 LAWN CHEQUERS
(Thurs 6h Dec)
#23 STEAMY WINDOW
(Weds 12th Dec)
#45 ANOTHER GREY DAY
(Thursday 3rd Jan)
#51 BREAD GLORIOUS BREAD
(Weds 9th Jan) Bread (mostly)
#67 CLOTHES PEG TRIAL
(Friday 25th Jan)
#82 WAFER THIN
(Sat 9th Feb) Wafer biscuits
MATCHING ITEMS AVAILABLE
An Annotated Journey...
The rules of 'Matching Items Available':
Alter/ tweak/ remake a mass-produced necklace (the same one will be altered by all participating artists).
Capture and display the process and development, notes, sketches etc.
Produce an image of the final piece.
Produce an image of the final piece worn by the maker.
So, here goes:
Leila Johnston's online talk
'Making Things Fast'
a few weeks ago, I have been much inspired to take this as my new motto. I have worried over
the minutiae for too long.
This talk, the impending house move back to the UK and numerous looming deadlines, has compounded the situation.
This was going to be a FAST project.
I received this tasty Primarni necklace in the post.
I'm not fond of fashion, and even less so 'fast fashion'.
It's the junk food of the fashion world.
What to do with the piece seemed straight forward.
Make batter. Then wait four hours.
A quick sketch and a play.
Thinking about pins. (I have a predilection for brooches).
I'm an endless list maker.
Trialing the batter.
A quick try on.
Into the frying pan.
Yes, this is me (one of the better photos).
Hubert Duprat's collaborations with the Caddis fly are just b
Hubert Duprat introduces gold and semi-precious and precious stones into the
environment, which the larve incorporate into their silk spun cases.
You can see Hubert discussing his works
Hubert Duprat's amazing
These images are from
, Milan via
(in my opinion, one of the best journals on the market).
ALMOST CAUGHT IN THE ACT
Benjamin, my friend's son, was at school today.
I borrowed his room for a long-overdue photo shoot.
arrived in the post today.
Can't wait to have a play.... More whittling to come.