Photo Journal: materiality, colour, surface

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A bit of old rope… Here are a few of the pictures that I took while on Lewis, Scotland. It’s a small showcase of materials, techniques, colour & surface combinations that sum up some of the poetic bleakness, simplicity, tenacity and determination of the place. Things that get me excited. The next step is to explore how to use these observations. I’ll just leave them floating around & let serendipity help things along.

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Illustrative Slipware

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Matthew the Horse, Forward Always: Moon

I’ve finally finished a few odd jobs around the house. One of which was getting this print stretched. It’s by Matthew the Horse and last year he visited the studio to work on a few examples for our Ceramics Taster: Trail.

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Colour and Surface

Accidental colour inspiration. Out and about teaching myself how to take photographs – Achilles Heel. Many of the photos are out of focus – tripod next time – but some interesting colour combos have come out of it. Continue reading Colour and Surface

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Dots

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever.”

Steve Jobs

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