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Studio Notes: building a bucket foundry This week in the studio we started a long-awaited project: building a charcoal-fired backyard foundry in a bucket. Now, most of my projects carry on over several weeks, if not longer, but this project is definitely not a one-week wonder. I think there will be several more weeks of […]
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Studio Notes: silicone moulding and woodcuts This week in the studio I’ve been bouncing between a couple of projects – making silicone moulds from regular silicone mixed with cornstarch, and starting my woodcut coin print. Silicone and corn starch moulds I bought two tubes of silicone and two boxes of cornstarch weeks ago, ready […]
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Lumi Inkodye Projects I was given a Lumi Inkodye Sunfold kit by a very generous friend, and I finally had a chance to play around with it during a recent heatwave. After waiting for ages to try it out, I was totally hooked! Inkodye is a UV-reactive dye, so the colour develops in sunlight. […]
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What should I paint? The question of subject is one that constantly reoccurs to me: What should I paint? Why do I want to create a work about this? Should I? Is it worthwhile? What will everyone else think? Having a sense of self consciousness is vital to thinking critically about my own […]
How can you become a patron of the arts, even if you aren’t wealthy? Most of us will have heard of artist’s patrons – we think of those rich aristocrats who made it possible for artists to earn a living from their artwork, weaving their way into art history in the process. In recent years […]