Collect Saatchi Gallery

Next Month myself and the rest of Maker Level 6 are visiting the collect Saatchi exhibit in London. This event to my understanding Is a great platform for newly established Makers, Designers and Artists alike which are selected by a judging panel. This trip is also to ensure that if there are any galleries in…

Lights (Subject Level 6)

  Through my tutorials since the beginning of third year there has been not just in my fellow makers but also tutors eyes of a broad range of outcome potentials, most noticeably in Lights. Through companies like Craft in the Bay I believe this influence has become more realised. Honestly having had a rough time…

Field level 6 (New Brief)

Having completed the first term of Level 6, the second term now leads to the field module. Unlike previous modules their Is more a series of goals to achieve than a list of objectives to my understanding. With this being my final year and essentially brief for Artist Designer Maker the focus is more on…

Plan moving Forward

Due to circumstances out of my control I had to postpone formative till the new year which means that although in a sense I have more time in fact I have got less in another but based on feedback from tutors as will as fellow maker friends I seem to be going okay, I do…

Facebook Website

In order to start promoting and get an idea of how social media can help promote and advertise me and my work I created a Facebook Website much like some of my fellow Makers have which respectively allows me to see how well and far my posts are travelling on social media and what better…

Glass By Design (Graduate Opportunities)

Glass by Design is a small predominantly glass but mixed materials business in Penarth that opened last year run by Angelina Hall and Cathy O Doherty. After graduation I hope to be able to display my work within their shop which since opening has collected he works of some fellow maker graduates of the past…

Reminder of project goals for deadline

Now with just over a week to go and wanting to make sure I dont overlook or forget anything important I revisited the brief for my Maker project to highlight in each area separately what I have done and what I need to do within this time.  And throughout the week produce and document the…

Experiments in Practice

Throughout this term taking note from timescale and time management problems last year and before and in general for any academic arts related area, I’ve decided to do as much experimenting and physical high quality making as I can with the materials I have available to me as I believe the materials I have are ore…

Martyns Seminar

  Today marks the end of the seminars with Martyn. Throughout the lectures there have been many areas of focus for us to take away from such as the symbolism of imagery and how an Artist and a Designer differ and are similar in their processes of making. Makers are more likely to make pieces…

Dissertation Feedback

Towards the end of October I submitted my dissertation draft for assessment to my tutor Martyn to see how good or bad things are going and the level in regards to a grade average I am at now and can achieve when submitted finally in January. Overall I was quite worried as to what the…

Made By Hand 2016/Subject Research Level 6

For the past two years since joining Maker ive visited and helped with setting up in any way I can with Sarah James and Made By Hand. Made by hand without doubt is no easy event to pull of but is a fantastic day visit if ever around Cardiff at the end of October. Made…

Centre For Entrepreneurship The Plan (Business)

During this week’s workshop myself and fellow students across mainly Maker and the Business Studies courses at Cardiff Met began highlighting the areas of individual importance to our business ideas in their early form. Due to being a Maker and the need to be able to promote our skills and promote our work this is…