Category Archives: Sculpture

Lady Violet

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

Collaboration Part 5: Hairy Heads

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

Collaboration Part 4: Illustrated Objects

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.

Collaboration Part 3: Body Parts

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

Collaboration Part 2: Fur Lining

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