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I shall be showing paper sculpture in this exhibition,  Dear members and friends of the Free Painters and Sculptors You are cordially invited to  WORKS ON PAPER | FPS Summer exhibition Espacio Gallery | 159 Bethnal Green Road | London | E2 7DG Thursday 9th - 21st May | Open 2-7pm Daily Private View - Thursday 9th May - 6-9pm | Featuring...  show more
using the forge
I had a glorious morning playing around with the forge, something I haven't done since I was a student! Huge fun. My clay pieces are getting fired and I am looking at ways of putting them together so I thought heating up small section mild steel rod would be ideal. It is, I twisted several lengths really easily and got...  show more
Today was the first time all the artists met at Chelmsford college and what a great experience that was! We each gave a short presentation to students and why is it I always manage to forget half what I planned to say? Apart from that, it went really well and I got a real buzz from seeing the other work,...  show more
A warm day
The weather has played havoc with plans to go anywhere recently but I managed to get into Chelmsford today and had a thoroughly good time. Russell the fab technician has fired some of my work hurrah! I took in another pile of tiny small and extremely delicate pieces for firing and made holes in some crumpled pieces that I was...  show more
A productive day in Chelmsford rolling out clay and crumpling it, this led to a very interesting chat with a media tutor and plans for setting up an animation next week, I had never planned for this! Brilliant.    show more
getting started
Its been a slow process getting going as the Chelmsford artists need a CRB check and we are the first artists on the AA2A scheme so the admin is taking time, I have been going in and nibbling away at all the paperwork and we shall get started very soon. Staff at Chelmsford are being particularly helpful and friendly and...  show more