March 20th deadline

Despite a few problems the race is on to complete the pieces for the march 20th deadline. So far the light and bowl pieces have had problems but have been moving forward and altering as they go. My aim for the deadline is to have one of the light pieces completed and bowl pieces to…

Janet Kelman

In my exhibition module research whilst looking in the library for glass books, I stumbled across the work of Janet Kelman. Janet Kelman pictured below education is in chemistry but has had a passion and work ethos for glass that has lasted for over 40 years. In particular, due to the limitations of equipment, we…

Exhibition talk with Pip and Huw

Yesterday as the end of second year arrived I had a short meet and discuss tutorial regarding the content on display in the exhibition, from my understanding this was to highlight your year and what you want to continue into next year and what you have learnt about yourself next year. I was nervous for…

Make Your Mark woes

Going in on the weekend to take my pieces out of the kiln and place them over the top of the backwashed slumps taken from a bowl I discovered a rather unexpected result.   For reasons I dont entirely know large bubbles have formed in both the pieces that have in a sense to me…

Make Your Mark Website prototyping

Whilst waiting for my materials to hopeful actually be delivered this time I began to research into the possible methods of exhibiting my work digitally to promote the works that will be in exhibition for the deadline on the 1st June. Due to all my pieces not being ready yet putting images on the website…

Make Your Mark

For the first time in awhile a problem has come up that isn’t a fault from me personally but unfortunately does affect me. For my Make Your Mark piece I wanted to create something that I could demonstrate my skills by hand with and also translate skill digitally. For this project the digital aspect I…

3D Lamp

To cover more skills in preparation for summative I made a 3d model of the hopeful as close as can accurately be made model of my lamp. This proved to be quite a challenge to do involving Charlie nearly not having a clue about what I was trying to achieve but regardless we got there…

The exhibition

By the end of the academic year for my own future reference I am aiming to have in the end of year exhibition :- My updated BAMS medal displayed with the rest of Maker Level 5 medals on a separate aspect of the exhibit and my studio book with my display setup.   My completed…

Delight in Light update

With the materials for the lamp now arrived I have now booked one of the laser cutters in the uni ready for Monday to laser cut the pieces of my lamp. I was hoping to have the 3d model printed on the Ultimaker Printers in soft modelling but due to consistent booking and consistent use…

End of week breakdown

This week has seen quite a few things going on through practically all the projects in consideration to outcomes and the exhibit as follows For Bams I need to do two more coats of molochite before burning out, bronze pouring and pettining the surface so far everything has gone to plan and I hope it…

Breakdown of projects

From Monday in order to keep on track with the workload every Monday and Friday I will post the progress of each project and what I need to do to achieve this by the following week and the deadline and at this stage this is the progress :- Work Experience – For Work Experience I…

Make Your Mark (Experimental Practice)

For Make Your Mark as my outcome or possibly one of a series of outcomes ive decided to make a bowl and holder that takes influence from the shape, colour and look of nature collected on location when doing my research practice for the project. So far ive been able to get plenty of photos…