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Showing posts from August, 2016

Stone pendant

What to do with these pieces... I love the delicate slices and their fine stripes but howrobust will they turn out to be?

Marble from the beach

"The sea does not reward those who are to anxious, to greedy, or too impatient. To dig for treasures shows not only impatience and greed, but lack of faith. Patience, patience, patience, is what the sea teaches. Patience and faith. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach- waiting for a gift from the sea." A Gift FromThe Sea. This quote resonated with me as it wasn't until I read it that I realised that I never dig for that special something on the beach. Like I've said before, there is absolutely nothing of interest on my local beach at the foot of my garden, but once in a while something catches my eyes and the excitement of picking up a piece of glass or pottery never wanes. Usually it turns out to be either broken shell or a piece of plastic. This ring is for a new group exhibition in Thurso gallery on 23rd september 2016 then Wick afterwards. I am drawing on personal experience and this particular piece places the sea washed marble as something very s


I've been planning on making up my own scratch art board for a while so today I did. I had a great photo of my mum and auntie Evelyn playing leapfrog in the back garden when they were little and the contrast made for an excellent picture to try and recreate. There is certainly room for improvement but and have discovered something new that I love!