Summing up the year

My first year at Cardiff met has definitely been quite a journey with highs and lows throughout. I will not lie in saying I am not disappointed in myself for the end results but rather than hanging on this negative feeling see this as a sign that I will get to the standard I know…

Year in review

My first year as a maker student has been amazing, I have met so many new friends that I hope I will continue to know after I have graduated and began my journey on the career path in the wide open world. Before coming onto this course I had a rough idea of what I…

Artist statement Optics/Minamilism piece

For my first piece I wanted to try a simple but challenging idea of building a medium size wardrobe the equivalent of the size of a bedside cabinet and combining this with the criteria of the piece evidence being Fine Art Design Craft this piece would link to the idea of craft as it serves…

PDP activities

Using the material of glass as a basis my interactions with the material as part of a “dance of agency” perception I collect the piece from the stored collection in the cupboard and place it on the carpented surface of the table, next I clean the piece and check for any damages such as chips…

Glazing and firing (heart piece)

Thankfully after much trial and error I have been able to put my hollowed and dried heart pieces in the kiln for firing for the end of the week to be glazed, from this I have developed more of an understanding of the process of firing such as the temperatures as well as the different…