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…

Made in Roath Experience 2016

Throughout my two and 1/3¬†years of study at Cardiff Met ive heard and been meaning to look into and explore the Made In Roath scene having done Made By Hand for the last two years and potentially this year as well but haven’t had the time to be able to do it. Made In Roath…

Darrington Crystal

Over the summer term holidays ive booked a workshop that allows me to have a go at glassblowing a glass drinking vessel. Given the dangers and the price of the process the majority of facilities that can hold and use these processes are situated in America but there are a few in the uk that…

Make your Mark project Review

With time running short ive decided to create 2 series of four objects, one being a series of four bowl vase outcomes and the other being vessels for light for tables and the possibility of being attached to the wall. This is as far as i have got but will be looking into further exploration.

Work Experience Project Review

Despite not having the best of luck I really enjoyed my placement at Wild Creations and will hopefully be able to go back in the foreseeable future. I learnt many things while on placement such as when a heat gun drops dont try to grab it or you’ll regret it and you’re buggered due to…

Medal in The Bay

After setting up in the Bay For Touch Trust I popped over to Craft in the Bay to see the display for the medals. Most of Maker knows that I was really upset about the finalised piece and the fact that the ceramic shell was still stuck in after several sandblasts but it was reasonably…

Peach in the Millennium Centre

From the 30th of March to the 1st of April myself, Will, Shannen and Adele’s set for James and the Giant Peach was exhibited in the Wales Millennium Centre. The set was part of the display for a charity by the name of Touch Trust for their performance via musical interaction of the film James…

Visiting Teign Valley Glasshouse

last year with family after discussing my interest in Glass as a outcome and experimental material it was recommended I visit the Teign Valley glass house also known as house of marbles in …   I wasn’t really sure what to expect even though now this is my second time going there much like on…

Notes from meeting

Today with a group of fellow makers we discussed as a group with Jon our ideas for the projects that we are seeing through to completion and the progress with them. breaking it down into individual projects¬†I summarised that :- Bams medal was now in Craft in the Bay but I am hoping to redo…

Fimo Characters

With the exhibition finished at the Marriott I am pleased to have finally finished the work relating to the project. The fact that they remained in tact hopefully through the night has been a big relief to me, I admit that I really would need a lot longer to get a amazing look for them…

Make your Mark progress

Focusing on this project im not really sure where to begin so looking over the brief will hopefully focus me in the key areas needed. As a Maker making objects that fit a overall purpose but have a aesthetic that makes you want to buy them for visual display purposes is an end goal. Thing…