One Week Left

Just one week left before all my work has to be spick and span ready for marking for the end of year three. I’ve spent most of this week sorting out and tidying up, cleaning the space and making final decisions about positions of everything in relation to everything else and sorting out technical problems…

Walnut Ink

I am determined – I am going to do a silk screen print with home made walnut ink.┬áSo far I have tried two mixes of colour extracted from the green walnut husks I gathered on campus at Moray School of Art. The first try was far too liquid; although the colour was good and intense…

Studio Practice

I am settling into “Studio Practice” at Moray School of Art; it’s starting to feel like I’m heading in an interesting direction through my explorations with printmaking, and just generally finding my feet in this second year. My studio space is constantly evolving and changing, and my tutor suggested that I keep a record by…

Eco- printing

L to R – black turtle beans and rusty tacks; spice tea and tacks; steamed walnuts; steamed black turtle beans. We are doing printing this semester, and I decided to experiment with eco-printing as part of my exploration. I am thrilled by the colour and pattern you can get from simple materials and methods. Next…

The Wings of Imagination

‘Give me wings that I might fly’ Caught on a sunbeam My wings in their final position over my bed After hours and hours of work my wings are finally finished. This photo shoot was done at a local beach where there are some magic caves and cliffs.

Work in progress

Free machining on silk Dye vat with birch bark Dyed fabrics with free machined feathers. Still more work to do….