Continuing with the recycling and re-using concept. I have been working on the medals which were part of the Subject area of the course. I am using recycled materials such as glass (bottles) and aluminium (cans). I am on the first stage of this project. The medals have been in the kiln once and this … Continue reading Post on the glass medals
For this first Field module, I choose the option on Synergies between materials and technologies. I read the programme for the option and I thought it was most suitable for me because of the involvement we were going to have with the materials and the study of their new technologies. I enjoyed this option of … Continue reading Synergies between materials and technologies. PDP
We did this a couple of weeks ago and I really enjoyed it. We started the lecture having a chat with Duncan (head of my choice of Field module). He walked us trhough what we were going to be doing for the lesson. PLAYING! He showed us techniques about slip decoration and the pigments that … Continue reading Slip Decoration
So, it has been a while since my last post. The start of this year was difficult. We came back in September and started working on our first projects. SEED projects through which we looked at a quick project for the day and decide what one of the projects we would like to further develop. … Continue reading First Post. Second Year
I got to see this video thanks to Angelina Stampone (my mother) who since I started my university course has gone back to working with clay after so many years. No excuses. Too bad there are no subtitles because this is incredible. Continue reading Matsui Kosei – Japan
Can not wait to have the induction with Glazes to make something else on the pots. I will bisque fire these on Monday after showing my work for the assessment. Continue reading Wheel!!!
Casting in wax is great. Casting in wax will also allow me to cast in other materials (metals) which is something I will like to try, so I want to keep improving. During our induction, we made a mould in rubber. I used a light bulb for the mould, but did only the top half. … Continue reading Wax casting