Elemental: embodying the powers of nature

The assemblage spent 3 days in the river, as I was photographing it it fell apart, back into it's separate parts. I decided to glaze the separate parts and assemble after the firing. The drystane dykes are expressions of the genius loci - built using traditional knowledge and materials and are shaped by the weather, … Continue reading Elemental: embodying the powers of nature

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

I ordered┬áScarva Earthstone Professional┬áPF660 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