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 […]
This last week I commenced work on a new collaborative project with the wonderfully talented fairy tale illustrator Layla Holzer in preparation for a rather exciting exhibition next month. The work is in it’s very infancy as you can see from the papier-mâché cocoons pictured above. There’s rather a lot of work to be done […]
Say hello to Invictus*, the first hobby-horse I’ve created as a part of my polycorn-posse. For those who don’t already know Invictus is the result of my current Unicorn-Porn project. The project initially started with an inquiry into some Welsh myths and legends and has since morphed into this body of work which, amongst other […]
Modelled by hand from air drying clay.
Well Invictus needed a minder and so I’ve gotten to work making this piece. I’ve just about completed the skeleton which is made from foam core and wire (although as you can see it is mostly being held together with masking tape at the moment) and I’ve sewn together a pair of ears from leatherette. […]