Friday, 30 March 2012

1st Minor - Photogram Plates

Along with my chair I also created a series of plates, the imagery on these plates is not created with a glaze but by a photographic process, using liquid emulsion. 

The concept behind these plates is a continuation of my extruded chair, referencing the way in which a hoard can overtake even the mundane, simple tasks in life. 

These pieces are slip cast in semi-porcelain and high fired. At this point they are painted with liquid emulsion and various food products are placed on the surface of the plate, which is then exposed with light, and is then developed. 

Monday, 5 March 2012

1st Minor - Extruded Chair

From my original drawings I created a series of repeat patterns and had them digitally printed. 

With my favourite of the patterns (the slides) I decided to create an installation piece referencing the way in which hoarding can overtake a persons life, to the extent that even the most simple everyday tasks become impossible. 

After much striping of paint, sanding, re-staining, diamond tufting, and upholstering I finished part one of my first Minor Project, my Extruded Chair.