This is my new bedside lamp that I assembled from a plush teddy bear and a light fitting. It’s a simple creation – after removing the bear’s head I built an armature from wood and wire to place inside the bear giving the plush body some support to ensure it sits upright and holds the […]
Lady Violet is one of a series of dolls that I’ve been working on this year. It might be argued that she is the most beautiful of the collection being embellished in a purple and black design inspired by markings used to decorate items used to celebrate Día de los Muertos. There will eventually be […]
This is Little Red’s wolf beautifully painted by Layla for the Fairy Tale exhibition that will open at St Donat’s Art Centre in the Vale of Glamorgan next week.
We had another productive weekend this week working on our pieces for the fairytale exhibition next month. We didn’t get all the work done that we’d have liked to as we were awaiting the delivery of some materials but we still made good progress. Two of our characters, Little Red and Joringel were adorned with […]
Here are some more snippets from the collaborative creatures I’m working on at the moment with Layla Holzer. I thin you’ll agree that the nightingale painted up by Layla is a real thing of beauty. That particular piece will form a part of the puppet that illustrates the Grimm’s Jorinda and Joringel story.
These are some images of the body parts I stitched together over the weekend as part of a collborative project I’m working on with the magical illustrator Layla Holzer. The final puppets will take a puppet-like form constructed from a range of materials. These Louise Bourgeois-esque body parts have been constructed from pink towelling and […]
As previously mentioned on this blog I’ve recently started working on some collaborative sculptures with the wonderful illustrator Layla Holzer. The work is being prepared for a an exhibition of fairy tale inspired works that are to be exhibited at St Donat’s Art Centre next month. We’ve chosen to work with three stories by the […]