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What’s in a name?

Suddenly one day last week a (’the’?) perfect title for the piece(s) that I am working on came to me – Rest.   I was not thinking about a title at the time, I was just quietly getting on with […]

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Playing in the white cube

    A day at the new studio* playing with some of the shirt cuffs that Elena Thomas sent to me last year (two years ago?) made real the possibilities of working differently there. The clean space, the good lighting, […]

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Towards abstraction

A good day at the end of a good week. I was looking for a box of pastels that I am sure that I have somewhere, I didn’t find the pastels, or rather – before I found the pastels – […]

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Shirts and ties

Wednesday afternoon and a good deal of Thursday morning were spend wrestling with the seams of a particularly persistent shirt. It is one that I recently found in a box of various material, I am pretty sure that I bought […]

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IT’S NOT A GOOD DRYING DAY

Well we all know the weather has had a big impact this week with yesterday being the second hottest day on record and super-high humidity contributing to storms and downpours. Well to be honest, I know in the overall scheme […]

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painting experiments

So this is my last post for the 2018 “progress-tracking” blog (I know it is already 2019). I am still trying to re-connect with painting – there is something of my 15-year old self in the new work, which is […]

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More painting

Well, so I am doing more painting in the hope that I can only get better at it. This is work in progress …. I’m trying out new materials including aquabord for the Japanese watercolours, which I love using. Frida […]

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Final Thoughts

This research over the last few months has been really exciting and incredibly liberating. I’m not one for sentiment but getting to know Tanya through the archives of her practice and communications between her friends and family has been a […]

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Sketch Boxes

  After the drawing exercises we moved onto collage that was based around the text we’d been given. We were told to chose a passage in the text and after various text analysis processes and library research to find appropriate […]

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The Course

    I went on the Theatre Set Design for Performance short course at Central Saint Martins in July 2018. It was such a wonderful opportunity and one I will be forever thankful to AN Bursary for enabling me to […]

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The Plan

    My activity was to be broken down into three periods of research and development: Historical and contextual research through museum collections, visiting Tanya’s drawings and models in the archives of the University of Bristol Theatre Collection, and exploring […]

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Meme mutations

It’s just over two weeks until the opening of ‘PooR life by dog people’ at Transition Two Gallery, a two-person show of new individual and collaborative work by myself and Owen G Parry, funded by an a-n creative bursary 2018. […]

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Studio of Clare

A studio blog for Sculptor currently studying Ceramics and Glass

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