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Glitter, Glitter, Glitter – how I love you

Why glitter: a response (not least for Elena)   Elena’s comment on my previous blog and responses from the artists’ statement writing peer support group have promoted me to examine my attraction to, and use of, glitter. Here are pretty […]

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And now this …..

I am faced with a moral dilemma: glitter, my material of choice, is ethically (and environmentally) unsustainable.   Immanent glitter ban   I love glitter but have become increasingly aware that it is at odds with my commitment to recycling, […]

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A new order of glitter arrived

There are times when there is so much going on that it is tricky to maintain any kind of distance – this is one of those time. It is great that so many things are happening but I am aware […]

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Glitter as methodology

The studio floor is rather blue and twinkly!  I am making glitter mats for my end of term/course show.  Most of the glitter is on the mats and the sheets of paper laid out to catch the overspill.  However a […]

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Untitled blog post from "Project Me"

Meeting Elena was like catching up with an old friend!  And we have carried on chatting away via email this week too.  She is as every bit passionate, humorous, insightful, and intelligent in person as she is on-line.  Over a […]

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Shake it up

Preparations for the show are coming along.  The aluminium boards for the jigsaw puzzles arrived this morning, it feels good that they are finally here!  And thanks to what might well be a ‘vintage’ salad-washing bowl but which I am […]

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making connections

I am thoroughly enjoying spending more time at the studio.  This morning I was continuing with testing different adhesives for glitter.  Last summer I spoke with Pia, the (now retired) specialist in the Royal Institute’s ‘Material Knowledge’ laboratory, and I […]

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