Words for Holburne Project

We are submitting 5 sentences to describe our project for exhibition and media purposes to Fiona. I emailed mine this evening. Here are mine Janice’s travel flasks are a material response to William Holburne’s paper passport document, his travelling Yixing teapot and his experience of the Grand Tour. At first glance two unrelated objects, however, … Continue reading Words for Holburne Project

Decal the first 12 flasks: progress updates added to post

I put the kiln on for the first time myself today woo hoo. I put all 12 flasks in just to keep everything moving and thought I would glaze them and decal them. Next week I'll make another 12 that I will screen print text on to the plastic slab before assembly, let dry off, … Continue reading Decal the first 12 flasks: progress updates added to post

Screen printing for the flasks: updates added to bottom of post

The mystery of why there's no straight answer to the glaze medium question clarified yesterday. The last week I've been trawling through books, online and a series of emails with the university. That's no even the emails regarding laser etching etc. I worked out there's different recipes for working onto tissue paper - you need … Continue reading Screen printing for the flasks: updates added to bottom of post

Black clay: some updates added to the bottom of the post by date order

I ordered Scarva Earthstone Professional PF660 Black Chunky Sculpture Clay and started having a go on the assemblage/vernacular structure/sense of place/essence/ non-realistic representation. Although I tried not to make a boulder, I think it made itself. I wired the end off the clay, and using the harp cut some small slabs to begin working with it. The … Continue reading Black clay: some updates added to the bottom of the post by date order