August 30, 2019

This month, again has been a lot of investment casting and prepping moulds for kilns, working on commissioned projects for other artists. With one pair of waxes I had help from the wonderful Peter Nilsson, and wow did that make things easier. I am so used to doing my o...

July 30, 2019

The mould room at the Canberra Glassworks is usually a quiet place, with one or maybe 2 people calmly working away. July however is breaking that pattern with 5 projects on the boil and I'm currently working on 3 of them.

Artist Brenda Croft is on a residency at the Gla...

June 22, 2019

Today I ran a class called 'Botanical Impressions' at the Canberra Glassworks. With a selection of blooms and foliage we pressed the plants into clay. We started with a quick plaster cast and moved on to make an open faced mould that would be cast in glass later in the...

December 31, 2018

While distilling 2018 to only 9 pictures may seem impossible, the result does reflect my arts practice for the past year and will inform my plans and goals for 2019.

In 2018 I...

✺ worked out a new way of mould making for my glass keys (yay!)

✺ made more prints than glass...

November 30, 2018

I have been mono and block printing more and more and as my technique has developed I've worked my way from flimsy copy paper to a thicker branded card. I have had some requests on purchasing prints and of course I want to create a quality product. So I have been payin...

May 12, 2018

So, I've been working on a side project over a couple of weeks. I did my test casts, took some quick and dirty photos with my phone, picked one and worked on it in photo shop for colouring and effects. I thought I had my process set.

The next week I planned my cast proj...

August 21, 2017

I often get asked "HOW DO YOU MAKE THOSE?" That question often results in a longer answer than most expect and sometimes not a whole lot of understanding. So hopefully, this time-lapsed & animated video of me casting wax keys will help a little. Did I ever mention how...

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