Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Display Of Contemporary Route B Work






A display of my work from the contemporary route b module....

Cushion For Contemporary Route B


This is a cushion that I have just made for my Contemporary Route B module at Uni....
It was based on fastening and buttons from the military, looking at them in detail....
I then made the design contemporary by adding colours from the Faux Real colour palette on WGSN....

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Darling Clementine Greeting Cards

Home In The Hills

Treehouse Valley

The Peacock Tales

Flora's Fields

Owl's House

Blooming Dales

Just a few example of cards by Darling Clementine......
I really do love these designs and are such a great inspiration......

Saturday, 21 May 2011

Some Lovely Bits Of Inspiration

A framed ceramic piece of work....Something the parents picked up from France....

Torquil's Book by Sarah Morpeth....

A piece of textile jewellery/accessory by Tania Oakshott....

Contemporary ceramics by Anita Pullan....This piece of work is called Maternal Memories....They are replicas of toys and clothing and she has added splashes of gold lustre to confirm their status as cherished objects....

A piece of ceramic by Clare Gage....Formed from hand woven fabrics and transformed into moulds and then turned into porcelain....Texture is highlighted by the delicately lit candles formed inside of the porcelain piece of work....

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Button It


Chrome style looking buttons picked up from the vintage fair in Manchester

Its A Wrap!


Some lovely gift wrap that I have collected from the vintage fair in Manchester, Paperchase and the craft shop in The Royal Exchange, Manchester.....

Knit One, Pearl One


Some lovely wooden knitting needles that I had picked up at the vintage fair in Fallowfield, Manchester back in September....
A lovely vintage feel....Now I just need to use them!

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Sculptures In Liverpool



The Case History 
Designed by the artist John King


Super Lambanana 

The Green Wo-Man By David Webster
Sculptural Exhibition


The Philarmonic Pub On Hope Street

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Sunday, 8 May 2011

Shanty Festival....Liverpool....7th May 2011....



Had a wander around Liverpool Docks yesterday......
There was a Shanty festival and just had to take a photo of the two women dressed as Lobster's!
I loved the yellow running men running along the steel girder.


Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Contemporary Route B Drawings - Military

Some drawings and ideas for designs towards final pieces which are going to be cushions.






Some More Felting




Some more pieces of work from the My Space theme....

Texture.....



These two pages were from the latest free Topshop magazine.  I like the way it creates a textured effect with the jewellery, almost an Egyptian feel......