I have only made the Contemplative Figures figures with natural, undyed fibres applied straight onto the form, unlike the Dancers that have a separately made decorative skin I am playing with ideas for a colourful, textured skin for the larger figures. Something like this perhaps? Hmmm – an add-on for the Contemplative Figure course … More Textured skin for large sculptures
A 5-week online course April 22nd – May 22nd 2020 – where you will learn how to make a large contemplative sculpture using a wet felt method of sculpting. These sculptures are inspired by the work of modern sculptors, such as Barbara Hepworth and Sir Henry Moore and others. You will have the opportunity to … More New Figurative sculpture course! April 2020
I’ve been designing an online course for several months and it is finally published and I have lovely, talented students from several parts of the world working through it. It has been a BIG learning journey for me and one I have really enjoyed. There has been much to figure out when it comes to: … More Creating an online course
My new 5 week online workshop Contemporary Dancer – A Unique Felt Sculpture Friday 17th January till Friday 21st February 2020 Registration for the course is open! This is an exciting online workshop where you will make a free standing figure 20″/50cm tall. You will learn a new, energetic wet felted process that has similarities to … More Contemporary Dancer Online Workshop
Finally ready for the fire. To create these figures I started with a twisted wire skeleton and covered it with ribbon cut from a medium weight wool/acrylic sweater. I then coated the wool fabric liberally with paper clay slip. Once this layer had dried I applied ribbons of wool fabrics soaked in the clay slip – … More Ceramic & textile sculptures
Life size (in height) felted sculptures in their beautiful new home in Colorado. The first Molly, ‘Tall Molly’, took 6 months to develop and has been followed by two more and there is another in the planning to fill this amazing space. Commissions welcomed!
One of the best Prism exhibitions! ‘TRANSIENT’ A selection of artworks from the exhibition My submissions Life dance Comprised of 28 small figurative felt sculptures. I use the wet felt method to create these little figures Exploring the Senses Two large figurative sculptures suspended Both pieces together in the gallery My art work is for … More Prism 2018 Hoxton Arches Gallery