The Virtual Craftsman

The Virtual Craftsman

All three of the pieces I am to respond to would have had to have been designed/modeled in CAD (Computer Aided Design) software. I have taught myself how to use a couple of pieces of software via online tutorials on youtube etc.. It can be a real challenge using the...
CERAMIC EXPLORATIONS

CERAMIC EXPLORATIONS

One thing that all three pieces selected by coda have in common is that they are 3d printed or contain a printed element so 3d printing and the digital path is also the way I will go.The Dunedin School of Art where I work has recently purchased a massive ceramic 3d...
We have come to the end.

We have come to the end.

Two years have passed and handshake4 has come to an end. It has been a great two years full of interesting people, exhibitions and workshops. The mentorship program is definitely a valuable part of the handshake project. I would say that the relationship I build with...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

A new year and a new handshake project to go with it 🙂 I really pleased to have been selected to participate in Handshake5. The project is only one year long this time but I’m sure that won’t make the experience any less intensive The works from the CODA...
Post Process

Post Process

It has been a while since the last Handshake4 show “Process” so I have plenty of time to reflect on what I think worked and what didn’t work so well. Having a concept of process opened up my making a lot, I didn’t feel the need to having a completely...
fighting chromophobia

fighting chromophobia

Looking back on my past work I can’t help but notice that I favour a monochromatic palette. Majority of my pieces are made of dark stone such as basalt and I often patina metal to black. I’ve done it for so long that it’s become habitual. In the spirit of the...

The adventure begins…

I was unsure what to expect from my first Skype call with Aaron but it went very well. We spent most of the call discussing what my expectations were for our consultations and just getting to know each other. He’s a friendly and open guy and laid back not to...

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